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Global Voices | Visit the African Town That Runs for Olympic Gold | PBS

Duration: 02:25
Program: Global Voices #506
Broadcast Date: Jun. 17, 2012

Town of Runners follows three children keen to follow in their heroes' footsteps, as they move from school track to national competition and from childhood to adulthood. Set against the background of the seasonal rhythms of this farming region, and the impact of increased urbanization and globalization on agriculture, the film shows rural young Africans striving to make their own future.

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Post Date: May 11, 2012