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Magic Johnson launches program for at-risk kids

September 19, 2013
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

CHICAGO - Earvin "Magic" Johnson is getting a little help from Chicago rapper Common for his newest off-court endeavor. The former NBA star launched his "Friends of Magic" initiative Wednesday. The idea is to help at-risk students, including dropouts, graduate from high school. Johnson, Common and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn attended the event at Magic Johnson Bridgescape Academy in Chicago.

 
 
 

 

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