Hooray for Our Heroes!
August 18, 2003

Children and families celebrated heroes everywhere with a special storytime and visit from some local heroes. Take a look!

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Read to your hero! Gila reads a story to Chicago Firefighter Mark Repel.
 
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"Mel," a Rhodesian Ridgeback, is a four-legged hero who works with his owner, Linda Forman. Rhodesian Ridgebacks are very gentle, but their keen awareness of danger makes them great watch dogs. Ridgebacks get their name from the raised hair that grows along the spine.
 
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Firefighter Repel reads Michael Rex's My Fire Engine and shares fire safety tips with kids and parents.