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Abdulahi Farah, right, talks with young men during a basketball tournament at the Midtown Y.W.C.A. in Minneapolis. Farah, who established the Somali Youth Network Council, says basketball helps keeps at-risk youth off the streets.

Abdulahi Farah, right, talks with young men during a basketball tournament at the Midtown Y.W.C.A. in Minneapolis. Farah, who established the Somali Youth Network Council, says basketball helps keeps at-risk youth off the streets.