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Nadim’s journey at World Cup shaken by loss of her mother

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By ANNE M. PETERSON
AP Sports Writer

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Danish forward Nadia Nadim was in the midst of a World Cup match as a television commentator when she was suddenly rocked by tragic news. Her mother had been killed in a traffic accident in Denmark. She had helped the family flee the Taliban in Afghanistan when Nadim was just a girl. Nadim left her job in the middle of the broadcast to rush home. She was in Qatar a week later working with the London-basted ITV network. Nadim says “I think I need to be strong for her. She was a very strong woman.”

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