AP via Stars and Stripes: Soccer is the one constant in Nadia Nadim’s life since fleeing the Taliban as a young girl. She first learned the game from her father, an Afghan military general who was tragically killed. Later it gave her a sense of belonging as a refugee, and then national pride when she donned the jersey of her adopted Denmark. Now it’s a career in Portland, Oregon, thousands of miles from where she started. Click here to read more (external link).
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