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Recruited to chase a dream

Young ballplayers from Africa feel poorly used as they are bounced from school to school; though, fearing deportation, many keep quiet in hopes they can have a better life in the US

Thon Luony warmed up before a game in Miami recently. Trying to remain in the country on a student visa, the Sudanese man enrolled at a community college in Florida. It’s his fourth school in three years. Thon Luony warmed up before a game in Miami recently. Trying to remain in the country on a student visa, the Sudanese man enrolled at a community college in Florida. It’s his fourth school in three years. (Rhona Wise for The Boston Globe)
By Bob Hohler
Globe Staff / December 27, 2009

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When the dream makers found them, one boy was living barefoot in an Ethiopian refugee camp, the other languishing on the streets of an émigré enclave in Australia. (Full article: 3245 words)

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