Skateboarding In Kabul

Abby Zimet

This week's third annual Go Skateboarding Day celebrated "the pure exhilaration" of an urban kids' sport and urged "blowing off all other obligations to go skateboarding." In Kabul and other parts of war-torn Afghanistan, remarkably, the kids of Skateistan did just that.

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