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NAACP Supplies Students With Pens, Papers Before School Starts

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SALISBURY, Md. - It's already the beginning of August and in less than a month, school starts up this year.

The NAACP held it's annual "Back-To-School" rally at Salisbury Middle School on Thursday, providing students and parents with information to prepare for the year and some school supplies to start out.

Unfortunately, the rain did not help attendance.

"We had about 500 to give, so we made our minimum [of 300], but we'll just have to do something else to make sure the rest are given out," said president Mary Ashanti.

Last year, the NAACP handed out 541 bags of supplies filled with paper, pens and pencils.

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