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Basement Boxing Gym Keeps Kids Off the Streets (VOA On Assignment Sept. 13)i
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September 13, 2013 3:58 PM
On Assignment's Doug Bernard joins Arash Arabasadi of VOA's Persian News Network at the Lime Lite Boxing Gym in Washington, where amateur boxers fight to stay out of trouble. Arash says the nonprofit gym is like a family for the boxers and helps give them hope for the future.

Basement Boxing Gym Keeps Kids Off the Streets (VOA On Assignment Sept. 13)

Published September 13, 2013

On Assignment's Doug Bernard joins Arash Arabasadi of VOA's Persian News Network at the Lime Lite Boxing Gym in Washington, where amateur boxers fight to stay out of trouble. Arash says the nonprofit gym is like a family for the boxers and helps give them hope for the future.

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"Training Journalists Who Cover Conflict"

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"Oil Prices: How Low Can They Go?"

"Meet Affre, African Leader of the Future"

 

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