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Kamara's remarkable journey from Sierra Leone to MLS

August 31, 2009
By Kristian Dyer
There were times, quite frankly, when Kei Kamara didn't know if he'd ever see another day. It's easy to see Kamara, a forward on the Houston Dynamo, on the field these days, smiling and carefree. Life wasn't always that way for one of the league's fastest-rising young stars.

Sierra Leone is still a dangerous place, a country made infamous in the movie "Blood Diamond" as a land where rebels rule the countryside and where the good guys and bad guys are frequently one and the same. Kamara, ...

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