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Youth league back in the game after donations

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) -- A Chesterfield youth league football team took to the field Saturday for their second home game after they almost couldn't afford another season.

The Bellwood Bulldogs are playing again thanks to generous donations from the community, rival teams, and the family of Corey Smith -- the NFL star with ties to Richmond who was lost at sea during a tragic 2009 fishing trip.

The team has been able to pay of part of its debt and most importantly: it's back in the game.

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