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Bears visit high school in storm area

Update: 10:22 pm WASHINGTON -- High school students got the surprise of their lives Wednesday.
Update: 10:22 pm
WASHINGTON -- High school students got the surprise of their lives Wednesday. They went to lunch, only to find more than a dozen Chicago Bears players waiting for them. The students took pictures and got autographs. The players even went through the lunch line and sat down to eat with them.

Then the Bears teamed up with Red Cross volunteers. The guys toured much of the devastation, passing out candy bars, water and hot chocolate to those cleaning up. Many said they were stunned by what they saw. The Bears also took time to talk with Washington football players.
Original: 6:17 pm
WASHINGTON -- High school students got the surprise of their lives Wednesday. Students walked into their lunch period to find more than a dozen Chicago Bears players waiting for them.

They spent most of their day off in town. Among them was kicker Robbie Gould. The students took plenty of pictures and got autographs. Then, the players went through the lunch line and sat down to talk with the kids.

All involved say it was a day they'll never forget. Students say the best part was the players weren't talking about the tornado, and weren't focused on themselves or their upcoming game. They say it was awesome to just "hang out."
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