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Simple Solution Helps Poor Kids Play Costly Sports

On a field at a Washington elementary school, students hold soccer practice. They are in a free after-school program for youth in an underprivileged community. Fourth grader Azaria Lee shows off her cleats and shin guards. "I like playing soccer and it makes me happy when I play soccer,” she says. Putting used equipment to good use It's clear that playing a sport at a young age has many benefits.​ But for low-income families that struggle to pay bills and put food...

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