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Against all the odds Liam Jurrah’s story remains a great one

liam jurrahBy Martin Flanagan of The Age

Must it always end in tears? Sport may be the only way young men like Liam Jurrah can avoid the death and despair of remote Aboriginal communities.

 

At the end of 2010, a fight broke out in a town camp in Alice Springs, involving members of the Yuendumu football team.

One young man, who was stabbed in the leg, lost a great deal of blood and died...

 

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