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Pacelli: Joy between generations

By Kasandra Dean and Liz Kilkus, Pacelli kindergarten teachers

Pacelli kindergarten and first grade students sang and visited with the residents at The Cedars of Austin on April 19. They sang 10 songs, including a few favorites like “The Hokey Pokey” and “If You’re Happy and You Know It.”

Grandma Shirley Cahill with new friends, kindergartener Sara Okello and first-grader Jens Tidemann. Photo provided

Some of the students have grandparents, relatives and friends that are residents at The Cedars. The interactions between the students and the residents bring enjoyment to all and an appreciation for youth and our elders to the respective generations.

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