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SUMMARY

Boys and girls in war-torn Kabul, Afghanistan skateboard as a hobby thanks to the NGO Skateistan. In this documentary we meet some of the children benefitting from the program, watch them play, and view the streets of Kabul.

 

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Shreddin’ in Yemen: Meet the skaters of Sanaa. Toronto Star (May 12, 2012)

War-weary Afghan children long for peace, schooling. Xinhua News. (June 1, 2012)

Afghanistan: Girl Power. Al Jazeera. (May 17, 2012)

Afghanistan – Timeline. BBC News.

NATO to hand combat role to Afghans as it seeks way out of war. Reuters. (May 20, 2012)

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Skateistan http://skateistan.org/

Right to Play.  http://www.righttoplay.com/International/about-us/Pages/mission.aspx

 

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