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Canoeing Gives Under-Privileged South African Youngsters New Opportunitiesi
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October 28, 2013 12:53 PM
The sport of canoeing is helping to change the lives of some poor South African youth, who are getting a chance to learn new skills and compete in races across Africa. VOA's Chris Simkins has more on the story from Soweto in Johannesburg.

Canoeing Gives Under-Privileged South African Youngsters New Opportunities

Published October 28, 2013

The sport of canoeing is helping to change the lives of some poor South African youth, who are getting a chance to learn new skills and compete in races across Africa. VOA's Chris Simkins has more on the story from Soweto in Johannesburg.


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