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Intergenerational pen pals meet in Hudson

After writing letters monthly since September 2010, participants in an intergenerational Pen Pal Program meet in person for the first time May 31 at the Hudson Senior Center: second-graders (front, l to r) Tahnyia Black, Mikey Peckham, Julia Beatty, Alex Colleoni-Pimenta and Audrey DeZutter, and their pen pals (back, l to r) Glenna Karvoski, Mike and Dotty Parker, Martha Barry and Judy Quinn. Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Hudson – After writing letters monthly since September 2010, participants in an intergenerational Pen Pal Program meet in person for the first time May 31 at the Hudson Senior Center: second-graders (front, l to r) Tahnyia Black, Mikey Peckham, Julia Beatty, Alex Colleoni-Pimenta and Audrey DeZutter, and their pen pals (back, l to r) Glenna Karvoski, Mike and Dotty Parker, Martha Barry and Judy Quinn. Sixteen second-graders from Jennifer Strachan's class at Farley Elementary School were paired with seniors, coordinated by Ana Terra-Salomao, the center's bilingual social services advocate. After enjoying snacks, the students toured the recently renovated center and performed a couple of songs for their pen pals.

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  1. i remember that in secend grade that was fun

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