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Philadelphia girl not allowed to play in Catholic football program

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Eleven-year-old Caroline Pla has been playing football since kindergarten, but has now had her last season with the Catholic Youth Organization football program due to the Archdiocese of Philadelphia choosing to enforce its "full contact" (boys only) rule.

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