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School projects comes to life, 20 years later

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Dreams have come true for a Louisville elementary, 20 years in the making!

Cane Run Elementary now has a playground.  The school partnered a while back with some Rubbertown companies on classroom projects, when those corporations noticed something missing.

"They've been trying to build a playground for 20 years and just didn't have the money to do that so we decided right there to see what we can do to build a playground," said John Gant of Carbide Industries.

That dream became a reality earlier this spring, with all of this playground equipment.

"There are over two dozen companies and foundations and individuals who've contributed to this to raise over $200,000 for this," said Superintend ant Dr. Sheldon Berman.

The playground is also completely handicap accessible.

"It is just an extraordinary thing that someone in a wheelchair who otherwise may not be able to play on a playground can play here and feel like every other kid," Dr. Berman said.

School leaders hope it all swings a message of team work, acceptance... and just like the fun here -- the list goes on.

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