That’s the way the ball bounces

that's the way the ball bounces

There is nothing we can do about the way things have unfolded, especially bad things, so there is no reason to be upset about it. I'm pretty gutted about not getting into the grad school program I wanted, but hey, that's the way the ball bounces.
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That’s the way the ball bounces

sent. That is life.; That is the random way things happen. It’s tough, I know, but that’s the way the ball bounces.
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