To these women, soccer is more than a sport. It's an escape.
After a devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake in 2010, the Haiti National Women's Soccer Team has gained strength through the game. Now, in 2013, the team is training for the World Cup.
Ball State Sports Link's Katie Hargitt and Andrew Bultemeier have this story on the team's visit to Ball State in April.
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