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UT Elementary Celebrates Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

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March second is Dr. Seuss’s birthday—and what better way to celebrate than to don a striped, floppy hat and read his seminal classics to a classroom of young students? In honor of his legacy, a gathering of friends visited the UT Elementary campus in East Austin to read classics like “Horton Hears a Who!,” “Green Eggs and Ham” and “The Lorax” to the Little Longhorns.

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Paying tribute to “The Cat in the Hat,” the group of volunteers wore red-and-white stovepipe hats as they read from the colorful pages of Dr. Suess’ whimsical, rhyming tales.

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This is one of the many annual events at UT Elementary that shows Little Longhorns how to tap into their imagination and glean life lessons from art and literature.