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Thursday, January 10, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CST; updated 4:16 p.m. CST, Thursday, January 10, 2013

Aidan’s red plush hat warms up his ears against the 32-degree, sunny November morning. It’s Saturday, and the 8-year-old woke up early to come to school together with his mother, April Ferrao, and older brother, Jordan. He’s going to plant his first apple tree.