"It's not typical for us, in that it's for a younger group - most of our events focus on adults," he said. "It's a unique idea - it's the end of summer, kids are going back to school, and we thought it would be a good way to get kids involved."
Greg Sullivan, an assistant baseball coach at Boston College and a friend of Pete Frates, said his older brother, Chris, is a Franklin resident.
"He thought it would be cool - a different dynamic and demographic to spread awareness," he said. "The Ice Bucket Challenge last August was awesome. My niece goes to the Kennedy (Elementary) School, though, and while a lot of friends thought it was hilarious (that) adults were dumping ice water on themselves, they may not have gotten the idea behind it."
Sullivan said, in addition to the typical field day activities, there will be a station where people can take the Ice Bucket Challenge.Continue reading the article (subscription may be required)
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