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Darwin Elementary surprised with $30K in band instruments

Thursday, September 19, 2013
Students at Charles Darwin Elementary School on Chicagos Northwest Side got a big surprise Thursday.

Students at Charles Darwin Elementary School on Chicago's Northwest Side got a big surprise Thursday. (WLS Photo)

Students at Charles Darwin Elementary School on Chicago's Northwest Side got a big surprise Thursday.

The school received $30,000 worth of band instruments.

Tom Higgenson, the lead singer of the Chicago-based band Plain White T's, helped spring the surprise.

VH1's "Save the Music Foundation" and Houlihan's restaurants made this happen.

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