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No ordinary NFL tale
New York Giant Mathias Kiwanuka is preparing for the NFL season but his Ugandan roots are as inspiring as his career.
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2012 18:15

On Wednesday, Superbowl champions the New York Giants begin the new NFL campaign against the Dallas Cowboys.

Last season, Giants linebacker Mathias Kiwanuka played a key role in his team's title win.

Al Jazeera's Farrah Esmail reports on his not so ordinary road to success.

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