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Ripken Foundation to help train Nicaraguan players, coaches
Ripken Foundation to help train Nicaraguan players, coaches

A group representing the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation will begin a State Department-sponsored exchange program in Nicaragua on Sunday that will train coaches and baseball players in Nicaragua, and later this summer, bring Nicaraguan children to Maryland for agricultural training and a baseball camp. Funded by the SportsUnited division of the State Department, Ripken Foundation representatives will teach wellness and sports to Nicaraguan children in neglected areas of the Western Hemisphere's second-poorest country. "We are excited to present this unique opportunity as a way to positively affect the lives of children not just in the United States, but all over the world," Cal...

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