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North Chicago- George McCaskey owner Bears reads  stories kindergarteners Green Bay School North Chicago. | Joe Cyganowski~For Sun-Times Media

North Chicago- George McCaskey, owner of the Bears, reads stories to kindergarteners at Green Bay School in North Chicago. | Joe Cyganowski~For Sun-Times Media

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Updated: February 19, 2013 1:01PM



Sometimes, lost in the angst of an NFL season gone totally bad is all the good that’s done by the organization.

Losers on the field ... winners in the community.

So it was at Green Bay School (K-5) earlier this week, when George McCaskey — the main owner of the Chicago Bears — visited with students and read stories to them.

You have to figure that McCaskey’s stomach’s just been grinding these past few weeks as his Bears went from Super Bowl contender to NFL also-ran in a span of six weeks.

Yet, he donned his Bears jacket and was full of energy as he read stories to excited youngsters at the school.

Green Bay School actually does a tremendous job in getting the community involved with its students, as the adults impress upon the kids the importance of reading.

McCaskey was the latest to lead by example, and help the kids understand that you read to succeed.



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