The stigma that came with the American boxing team...I took it personal. Absolutely! This is the country that I was born and obviously raised in my whole life. I took it personal and I think you have to. You have to listen enough to know what they're saying about you. I think the right response is to prepare yourself like you've never prepared yourself to go out there and prove them wrong. For me personally, that's what I did. I felt it was necessary to have that kind of mindset because the Olympics are no joke.
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