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Basketball Game Breaks out in Philippine City Devastated by Typhoon Haiyan

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Kenny DorsetDirector of Social MediaNovember 19, 2013

Despite the damage from Typhoon Haiyan on November 8, a basketball game broke out in a neighborhood in Tacloban, Philippines, on Sunday. The Associated Press (via Sporting News) captured these powerful images. 

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According to an AP correspondent on the scene, the basketball hoop was one of the first things this neighborhood rebuilt. 


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