Archbishop: Girl, 11, allowed to play football

Oklahoman Published: March 15, 2013

From ABC News: Caroline Pla, the 11-year-old football player who earned national fame for being kicked off her local football team because she was a girl, will be allowed to play this upcoming season, the Archbishop of Philadelphia ruled Thursday.



It's a major victory in a fight Caroline and her family have waged for months. "Nightline" caught up with Caroline after school, who was elated when she learned the news and hugged her friends.

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by Berry Tramel
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Berry Tramel, a lifelong Oklahoman, sports fan and newspaper reader, joined The Oklahoman in 1991 and has served as beat writer, assistant sports editor, sports editor and columnist. Tramel grew up reading four daily newspapers — The Oklahoman,...
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