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Maine Women, Discouraged from Football, Finally Get to Play

There are a lot of reasons not to play football these days, not the least of which is the growing concern around head injuries. But in southern Maine, a group of football enthusiasts, including some who have been openly discouraged from playing the game, are strapping on the pads while their kids watch from the sidelines.

Lucia Constantine produced this profile for the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland.

The Salt Instutute for Documentary Studies in Portland will host an opening to highlight the latest student works, including this story, Friday evening from 5 to 8.

Editor's Note: A transcript for this story is not available.