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Keeping Kids Safe While Playing Football

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Optimist Youth Football has been going strong since 1949 in Boise’s North End when 44 boys got together to play. Since then, more than 50,000 children have played in the program. For parents, the question is how do you keep your kids safe while playing football? Doctors in sports medicine and optimist youth football work to try and keep kiddos injury-free during the sport.

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Samantha Wright is a news reporter and producer for Idaho Matters.