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Breast Cancer Survivors Embrace Dragon Boatingi
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June 17, 2013 5:09 PM
Dragon boating is a team sport that has its roots in ancient China more than 2,000 years ago. The boat is adorned with a dragon head and tail before races. In recent years, a growing number of breast cancer survivor groups around the world have started to use the sport to rebuild their lives, forge friendships, and more. VOA’s June Soh caught up with a team paddling on a Washington river.

Breast Cancer Survivors Embrace Dragon Boating

Published June 17, 2013

Dragon boating is a team sport that has its roots in ancient China more than 2,000 years ago. The boat is adorned with a dragon head and tail before races. In recent years, a growing number of breast cancer survivor groups around the world have started to use the sport to rebuild their lives, forge friendships, and more. VOA’s June Soh caught up with a team paddling on a Washington river.


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