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Mashburn encourages students to buddy-up
New benches promote friendship
Mashburn students, from left, Marlee McAdam, Tyler McNew and Cindy Myers sit on the buddy bench Thursday at the school. - photo by Jim Dean
EAST FORSYTH — Making friends in school can be an ongoing battle for students in any grade, but one elementary school has a new way to reach out to classmates. All they have to do is take a seat.