Do you remember Sha’Carri Richardson? She is a highly-talented, young athlete who qualified for the 2020 Summer Olympics as a sprinter in track and field.
Due to COVID, the Olympics were postponed for a year, so she was set to compete in the summer of 2021. She then tested positive for cannabis which led to a one-month suspension right before the games were set to start. Because of that, Sha’Carri was passed over by Team USA for a spot on the Olympic team.
Many people were outraged by her suspension. Sha’Carri’s excuse was that she was anxious and emotionally upset over the loss of her estranged biological mother.
Granted, she had a very tough childhood, raised by her grandmother, and she was understandably distraught once she found out