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Seattle Sounders: How rejection led Danny Reynolds to Seattle

You’ve probably heard how moments of failure or rejection — while painful at the time — can often be a blessing in disguise. They are inspiring, lifting, spurring stories of perseverance, resilience, determination and human faith. And for the Seattle Sounders, they are now the destination of one of these heartening stories.

Last week, the Seattle Sounders selected Danny Reynolds in the second round of the MLS SuperDraft. Being selected 35th overall by the Sounders was undoubtedly a proud moment for Reynolds. However, it only came about due to one of the most disappointing moments in his playing career.