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Easter Seals ambassador starts annual P.E.I. school tour

P.E.I. Easter Seals ambassador Tyra Mackeeman will begin the annual school tour today.

Tyra Mackeeman will visit school across Island over six days

Tyra Mackeeman says she will share her message of helping others as the 2016 Easter Seals ambassador. (CBC)

P.E.I. Easter Seals ambassador Tyra Mackeeman will begin the annual school tour today.

For six days, Mackeeman will visit every school across the Island, speaking to students about Easter Seals and collecting donations.

She will share this year's campaign message of 'go for it, make someone smile'.

The Easter Seals campaign raises money for programs to help people with disabilities.

Mackeeman, 10, will begin the tour in Tignish, P.E.I.

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