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Foster grandparents honored for their service

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -

Senior citizens who give up their time to help special needs children were shown gratitude Tuesday.

More than a hundred people came to the Trade Center Marriott.

Channel 3's Jed Mescon emceed the foster grandparents event.

It's a program that puts seniors in to special needs classrooms to help students reach their full potential.          

The program is a federal grant program.  Those honored Tuesday give up at least 20 hours of their time each week.

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