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What's korfball? And why is it gaining popularity in Birmingham, Alabama?

This summer, the World Games comes to Birmingham, Alabama, and will feature several sports including one less familiar to Americans, called korfball.

WBHM’s Kyra Miles tells us why it’s already so popular in Birmingham.

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