By Steve Burton

BOSTON (CBS) —  Active kids are healthy kids and the New England Patriots are doing their part to tackle childhood obesity.

On Wednesday, players not only exercised with local school kids but with senior citizens as well.

Kids are the Igo Elementary School in Foxboro joined the 35 senior citizens in a gym class hosted by the New England Patriots players and owner Robert Kraft.

The highlight of the event was when Kraft announced a grant for a new playground would be upped to $60,000.






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