HAVERHILL (CBS) – Some seniors in a Haverhill nursing home got a surprise visit by a little guy that is normally used to put a smile on kids faces.

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But he had the same effect on the seniors. Roast Beef is an African Penguin from the New England Aquarium.

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The aquarium got a letter from one of the residents asking for the visit, and they were so touched by the letter they brought Roast Beef out for a visit.

He was a hit and clearly has the ability to make folks of all ages smile.

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