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  1. Boys in HBO Report Say Scenes Were False

    But does it disprove the segment’s point? Two brothers who appeared in footage on Indian child labor Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel say they were never child laborers and were given lines to read by HBO. They’re supporting witnesses in a lawsuit from Mitre soccer balls. The company seeks defamation damages over “Children of Industry,” while HBO says they have supporting evidence that Mitre uses child labor, so the charge of defamation is meritless. The trial will likely last four weeks, with expected defense testimony from Gumbel himself.


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