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Photo essay: Building the playground

Editor’s note: When she wasn’t helping to volunteer with KaBOOM!, the Philadelphia Union Foundation, MLS W.O.R.K.S, the Chester Upland School District, and Chester City United on Tuesday at Science and Discovery High School in Chester, PSP photographer Barb Colligon found some time to document her fellow volunteers’ hard work. Here’s a look at what she saw.

Sign in

Work begins

Finishing touches on new picnic benchesSpreading the mulch takes many hands

Hello Alexi

Climb it to the top

Dedicated fans

You may recognize these folks

Who wants to run some drills with Johnson and Beckerman?

Hack and Brad

Valdés caps the project

Nick Sakiewicz says a few words before the dedication

Mayor Linder has some words to say, too

This playground is now open

Proud

Autograph session

You deserve our applause…

…because this is who it is all about

For more photos, check out Barb’s Flickr photostream

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