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Sudanese Refugee Seeks Soccer Stardom

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Sudanese Refugee Seeks Soccer Stardom

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Sudanese Refugee Seeks Soccer Stardom

Sudanese Refugee Seeks Soccer Stardom

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A 19-year-old Sudanese refugee named Barnaba Madol is a star soccer player. He is hoping to win a college scholarship off the strength of his legs. But even after spending a year in an elite northeastern preparatory school to improve his grades, he continues to struggle.

Dan Gorenstein reports from New Hampshire Public Radio.

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