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NFL stars Anquan Boldin and Larry Fitzgerald visit Ethiopia with Oxfam

By Andrea Perera, Oxfam America

1610 days ago   Article ID# 1526105
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BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS (Oxfam America) - NFL wide receivers Anquan Boldin of the Baltimore Ravens and Larry Fitzgerald of the Arizona Cardinals are currently in Ethiopia with Oxfam staff to raise awareness about the food crisis in East Africa and see first-hand the effects of the drought.

During the trip the players are meeting with local people, Oxfam partner organizations, and Ethiopian athletes. They are also visiting Oxfam development projects.

The players participated in a live call with fans and Oxfam supporters and from the field today. Fitzgerald said on the call: Im blessed to be able to come over here. And I feel like the work that were trying to do, the attention that were trying to raise, and the awareness is not going to fall on deaf ears.

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Updated 1610 days ago   Article ID# 1526105

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