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Little Big Men

During the Little League World Series, 11-and 12-year-old boys become superstars. So we asked them to flash their favorite superhero pose and explain what it was really like to play on the big stage.

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or 10 days during the Little League World Series, 11-and 12-year-old boys become superstars. They get to play front of thousands of fans in South Williamsport -- and millions more on TV -- make friends with players from all over the world and live large at the Grove on the LLWS complex.

So we asked players from each World Series team team to pose like their favorite superhero, then quizzed them about their experience. What it was like to play in a big stadium in front of all those people? What was their most memorable moment in Williamsport? What was the most fun they had off the field?

Here, in their own words -- and native language -- is what that "once-in-a-lifetime experience" of being a Little Leaguer on a really big stage is like:

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