‘Girls on the Run’ teaches life lessons through sports
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Brian Sparks, with Sitkans Against Family Violence, and Diana Twaddle, a counselor at Keet Gooshi Heen elementary, explain how the “Girls on the Run” program supports the development of inter-personal relationships among girls. Ajah, Erin, and Reann say it’s a lot of fun. For more information about Girls on the Run, visit the SAFV Facebook page.
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