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As a kid born and raised in West Philadelphia, KAREEM ROSSER wanted a way out of the poverty and violence that accompanied much of his childhood. When he and his brothers stumbled upon a barn of horses in Fairmount Park, they found a passion and a way to overcome. Cornell graduate and star polo player SHARIAH HARRIS had a similar moment of serendipity, when her mother took a wrong turn in Fairmount and she too discovered Philadelphia’s rich culture of horseback riding. Rosser, also a polo star and author of a new memoir, and Harris join to share their stories and passions for urban riding.