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te·nac·i·ty

(tĕ-nas'i-tē),
Adhesiveness; the character or property of holding fast.
[L. tenacitas, fr. teneo, to hold]

tenacity

[tenas′itē]
Etymology: L, tenax, holding fast
the ability to be persistent or remain attached.

tenacity

(tĕ-năs′ĭ-tē)
Toughness, stubbornness, obstinacy, durability.
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Brissette said Tenacity has grown from around 200 participants four years ago, during its first year in Worcester, to involve over 500 kids this year.
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Tenacity combines tennis, literacy and life skills training for at-risk and underserved youth in Worcester.
I'm learning how to serve and volley, and we've played a couple of games already," 9-year-old Brianna Fisher of Worcester, one of the many Tenacity participants at the tennis courts at Clark University, said last week.
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Tenacity, the Boston-based non-profit youth tennis foundation started by Ned Eames, who learned to play in Worcester, kicks off its first summer tennis and reading program June 39 at Crompton Park, Newton Square and University Park in Worcester.
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