Buddy Benches at Schools for Kids in Need of a Friend

'Buddy benches' provide a respite and a pal for kids who feel alone at school. And, for one local family, it keeps their own young son's compassion alive.

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Almost 13 years after their 9-year-old son died in an automobile accident, Luli and Jim Montagano of Rochester Hills dedicated a bench to the school where Tony had been enrolled when his life was cut short. No ordinary seat, the bright blue "buddy bench" – it bears those exact words…

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October 2016
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