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In this photo taken Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, third-grader Jonathan Kent gets a hug from his teacher Mandy Brown after getting an award during a monthly leadership assembly presided over by fourth-grader Anita Bedworth at Indian Trails Elementary school in Independence, Mo. The school is one of 1,400 nationwide utilizing a program called "The Leader in Me" which is based on the late self-help guru Stephen Covey's best-selling "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People." (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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