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Alumni asks school board to keep Redskins mascot

When a high school in Wilmington, Delaware, began discussing retiring its Redskins mascot that had been a source of Conrad High School pride for 80 years, the alumni took a stand. Clad in Redskins letterman jackets from past and present, Conrad alumni and current students went to the school board to make sure they knew just how much this mascot means to the community. Conrad sophomore Joseph Davis said, "A Redskin represents support, commitment, courage, heart, history, pride, but most importantly, tradition, love and honor. Through any difficulty, any loss, we as a student body, a community and a family are still proud to be Redskins.”

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