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Native American consultant brings joy to Watersmeet


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WATERSMEET - When Ricky White interacts with kids at the Watersmeet Township School, it's like an exercise in glee.

They flock to him like groupies, engaging in high-fives, group hugs, and lots of smiles and laughs.

"If I wanted to feel like a rock star with kids jumping all over me, that would be the place I'd go every day," he told The Globe.

White is a Native American consultant, and for more than a year, he's been regularly visiting the school to work with all ages of students, as well as with the staff and administration.

He visited most recently la...