"One of the kids from India said he had to go to work when he was 12 years old," says softly spoken defender Jah'Qwel Williams, who, along with the other Charlotte boys Ty'ree, Deron and Ryan, plays with the Urban Eagles outreach program in the city. "He had to work from early in the morning until the next morning. That's crazy. I could never have worked when I was 12."
James Young is a Brazil-based contributor to SI.com. He can be followed on Twitter @seeadarkness.