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‘Backpack Kid’ Surprises Students with Backpacks

Students in Brooklyn were surprised with brand new backpacks filled with school supplies, thanks to our partner, Blue Sky. 'Backpack Kid' joined us to surprise the students! 

Students at Elsa Ebeling School in Brooklyn, New York were surprised with brand new backpacks, thanks to our partner, Blue Sky. ‘Backpack Kid’, made famous from his appearance on Saturday Night Live, joined us to surprise the students!

Inside Edition Captures the Event

Inside Edition captured all of the excitement of students as they danced onstage with ‘Backpack Kid’ and realized all of the fun supplies in their new backpacks. The faces of students were priceless. It was a great first week of school for these students!

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