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Despite setbacks, Marine's drive to form Afghan water polo team continues
Despite setbacks, Marine's drive to form Afghan water polo team continues

The U.S. combat role in Afghanistan may be finished but the highly unofficial drive by a Marine reservist to form an Afghan water polo team continues. Starting in 2008, when he was working as a civilian contractor in Kabul, Warrant Officer Jeremy Piasecki has had the quixotic dream of introducing his beloved sport to Afghanistan. Piasecki lives in Fallbrook in northern San Diego County. He was on the water polo team at Corona del Mar High in Newport Beach and later the team at Orange Coast College. He coached a high school team in Lake Elsinore and a swim team in Fallbrook. He remains convinced that water polo is just the thing to boost Afghanistan's sense of national unity by...

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