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Rugby player Tevita Bryce collapsed midway through a match in New Jersey and went into cardiac arrest. Quick thinking from bystanders and an AED on site may have saved his life. Jill Ferry/Getty Images hide caption

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Young men practice rugby at Hacienda Santa Teresa, an estate belonging to a Venezuelan rum company. The estate serves as a practice field for neighboring communities of Aragua state, using rugby to help at-risk youths stay away from criminal life and violence. Adriana Loureiro Fernández for NPR hide caption

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In Venezuela, A Rum-Maker Gives Gang Members A Way Out — Via Rugby

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Without a school athletic field, the Power Center Academy rugby team practices in a city park nearby, changing clothes in the dugout next to a baseball backstop. Christopher Blank/WKNO hide caption

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An Inner-City Team Is Putting U.S. Rugby On The Map

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