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On the Coast: Roller Derby in Maryland

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Salisbury Rollergirls founder Eva Paxton, aka Buster Skull (left), receives flowers from a teammate after the first official bout last week.
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Salisbury Rollergirls founder Eva Paxton, aka Buster Skull (left), receives flowers from a teammate after the first official bout last week.

Roller derby is quickly gaining popularity in the country, and the new team in Salisbury, Md., is taking the region by storm. Coastal reporter Bryan Russo introduces us to some of the Salisbury Roller Girls' heavy hitters, including Buster Skull, the 19-year-old founder and coach, who is battling cancer on the sidelines.

[Music: "Sea of Love" by Tom Waits from Brawlers / "Roll Out" by Ludacris from Word of Mouf]

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