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Bringing riches from poorest India

Girls from India's slums live a soccer dream

Originally Published: August 2, 2011
By Michelle Smith

MORAGA, Calif. -- The girls sit on the large expanse of lawn in front of the church at St. Mary's College, and they can't help but pick at the grass and twist the bright green blades around in their fingers.

Grass. The soccer fields at home don't look like this.

The 12 girls who arrived at San Francisco International Airport two weekends ago flew more than 20 hours and changed planes three times to be at Julie Foudy's Leadership Camp. Some of their friends were left ...

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