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Coach Brings Sports Dreams to Lebanese Refugee Camp

In a place where traditional Muslim values often hold sway, a group of teenage girls in sporty vests strolling their way through the Palestinian refugee camp of Shatila in south Beirut might raise eyebrows.   But as the young girls make their way through the camp’s labyrinthine streets, there is a presence with them that goes a long way to reassuring even conservative-minded onlookers: Majdi Adam, or, as he is referred to by many, Coach Majdi. Coach Majdi is well known in Shatila....

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