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Camarr Burton, 5, right, thumbs through a book as Dennis Hopson, left, address attendees during the 10th Annual Boys Booked On the Barber Shops Program at Blendz Barber Shop in Toledo.

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Camarr Burton, 5, right, thumbs through a book as Dennis Hopson, left, a Bowling Green State University assistant basketball coach, speaks during the 10th Annual Boys Booked On the Barber Shops Program at Blendz Barber Shop in Toledo.

The event, presented Monday by the Top Ladies of Distinction Inc., featured free books for children and refreshments.

More than 50 people attended. Mr. Hopson, a Bowsher High grad who played five seasons in the NBA, spoke on the impact education has had on his athletic career and its importance for young children.

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