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Soccer on the sand of Lumley Beach is a big Sunday pastime in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Pick-up games run up and down the shoreline. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Goats and Soda

Sunday On The Beach With Sierra Leonean Soccer Players

"Our beach is a God-given thing," exclaims one Sierra Leonean. "We have to make use of it!" That means walking, working out ... and lots of soccer in the sand.

People ride in the front of a wheel loader to cross a flooded street following heavy rains which caused flooding and claimed the lives of at least 63 people in the city of Zhengzhou in China's Henan province on July 23. Noel Celis/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Record-Breaking Flooding In China Has Left Over One Million People Displaced

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Soccer on the sand of Lumley Beach is a big Sunday pastime in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Pick-up games run up and down the shoreline. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Sunday On The Beach With Sierra Leonean Soccer Players

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