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Women's wrestling team breaking new ground in Iraq

Wrestling was almost exclusively a men's sport in Iraq until two years ago. That's when the country's first women's team was founded in Diwaniya in Iraq's tribal south. It faced resistance from the conservative populace at first. But it's slowly won acceptance, and now other women's wrestling teams have sprung up in the country. And the team members are passionate about their new-found sport.

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