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Patriots' Wendell reads to kids at Tufts

Posted by Jarret Bencks  March 12, 2013 01:42 PM

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New England Patriots lineman Ryan Wendell made an appearance at Tufts University Sunday to read to a group of elementary schoolers at the Gantcher Center, according to an announcement from the university. (Images courtesy of Tufts University)Wendelltufts.JPG

The event was part of "Read by the River" education fair, an initiative by Tufts Hillel sponsored by the Patriots and the cities of Medford and Somerville.

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About 850 elementary schoolers from Medford and Somerville attended the event, which was coordinated by over 200 volunteers from the Medford's public library, police and fire department and Tufts, the announcement said.

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