Families of students in a special outreach reading program at Santo Niño Elementary School, coordinated by Texas A&M International University's Eduardo M. Hinojosa Reading Research Center, are learning that reading can open worlds thanks to visits by Laredo Bucks cheerleaders and Bucky, the team mascot.

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