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Updated: 12/26/2013 09:42:05AM

Teacher runs to raise funds for students’ iPads

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Teacher Rafael Martin prepares for his 50-mile run to Polk State College Lakeland campus from Lake Wales on Friday to raise funds for ipads for the students at the Our Children's Academy MiddleSchool in Lake Wales.

By BRENDA EGGERT BRADER

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Rafael Martin, a science and agriculture teacher at Our Children’s Academy Middle School in Lake Wales, is all about the students. So much so that he ran from Lake Wales to Lakeland, 50 miles, for a cause. Not just any cause, but for the school children. He ran to raise funds for iPads for student education.

At 5 a.m. Friday, Martin left the middle school site for Lakeland’s Polk State College campus.

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