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Second-Grader Takes on City Hall to Save Ducks


Seven-year-old Jessica Maladecki knows how to get an ambitious political agenda through a body of grizzled lawmakers, and a family of ducks is safer for her skills.

When the Westland, Michigan, girl saw a mama duck padding across a busy neighborhood road with her babies in tow, she wondered why there wasn't a sign warning drivers to slow down for the bird brood. She turned her concern into action, stowing a petition in the handlebar basket of her purple bike and going door-to-door, getting neighbors along Koppernick Road to lend their names to her effort.

Read full story here: http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/politics/Second-Grader--63090182.html?yhp=1

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