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Pumpkins and Punctuation Marks!

Posted on 11/9/2012 by | Washington D.C. | Comments

VolunteeringGreat excitement colors every Halloween.  Kids happily don their costumes — some out of the box, some handmade — carve their jack o’lanterns, then set off to troll neighborhoods in the dusk and dark for candy galore. At my AARP Experience Corps school, the students woke up Halloween morning and put on their costumes for the school day.  Teachers and administrators dressed up as well and the entire school stepped outside for a street parade.  They marched about five blocks …