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Breanna Stewart inspired after joining first protest at LAX

Breanna Stewart didn't think twice about heading to Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday night to join the protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban, which bars citizens of seven predominantly Muslim nations from entering the U.S.

So the WNBA Rookie of the Year, who was in Los Angeles rehabbing a knee injury, was one of a few hundred people to go to the airport .

"I play for Team USA. My dad wears an American flag tank top. I feel deeply patriotic, but I also recognize how privileged I have been, and this ban just goes against everything that makes me proud to be an American," Stewart told The Associated Press in an email Monday night. "I felt...