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These Boys Need $3,000 to Represent India at the Homeless World Cup

Mary Slosson

The sons of sex workers in Kolkata, these two boys have been selected to represent their city on the Indian national team at the annual charity soccer match, held this year in Poland.

The only problem is that it will cost $3,000 to send the boys, Biswajit Nandi and Surajit Bhattacharya, all the way to Poland.

The Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee, an organization based in Kolkata that represents about 65,000 local sex workers, is trying to raise the funds for the boys' soccer trip.

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