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Basketball league for homeless Philadelphians is helping many win on and off the court

A unique basketball league is reaching out to homeless residents in Philadelphia to help them make life changing plays off the court, making a lot of progress in just a few months.

“I just wanted to get to do a little exercise, lose some weight, and just have fun. That’s all I wanted to do, is have a little fun,” said Leonard Taylor, who joined Hoops for Hope a few months ago when he was homeless and living at a shelter.

The basketball league is made up of about 50 men from six different shelters around the city.

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