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Kids of St. Ignatius make Sweet gesture to beloved crossing guard

Bob Sweet, 66, will retire next week after 11 years as an adult crossing guard for the Kindergarten to Grade eight school. Sweet started wearing costumes as another way to stand out in the crowd to alert motorists that children were crossing the road but it immediately became part of his regular routine as the students absolutely adored him for it.


Updated on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 9:51 AM CDT: Fixed typo in headline.

10:01 AM: corrects typo

10:16 AM: Adds slideshow.

11:09 AM: adds name of student dressed as whoopee cushion

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