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Special needs students celebrated as heroes at 'Every Kid is a Hero Day'

Posted at 9:13 PM, Jan 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-30 22:13:49-05

GALLATIN, Tenn. (WTVF) — Special needs students in Sumner County were given a fun day full of superheroes.

The "Every Kid is a Hero" day gave high school CDC students a day full of superhero activities, plus custom comic books featuring a surprise main character: themselves.

Teachers said they used the event to make each student feel important and give them confidence.

"We can all change the world with just a few acts of kindness," said teacher, Drew Van Huss.

The city of Gallatin officially declared today as "Every Kid Is A Hero Day."