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Afghan Girls Find Place To Play On U.S. Soccer Fields

Sep 14, 2009 (Talk of the Nation)

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In 2004, Awista Ayub, an Afghan immigrant to the U.S., formed the Afghan Youth Sports Exchange and brought eight Afghan girls to the U.S. to play soccer. In her new book However Tall the Mountain, Ayub tells the story of the young athletes who left their war-torn country to play the game the loved.

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