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Eduardo Lopes says he's excited to start 7th grade later this month. He says he knows the supplies he got today will help.


Chicago kids get new school supplies and 'awesome support'

by Gillian Roberts
Aug 02, 2012


Thousands of Chicago kids are getting new school supplies. Gillian Roberts was at a distribution event on the West Side on Thursday to talk with students and organizers.