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Mascot makes the crowds cheer - though he can't hear them

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Posted: Saturday, January 28, 2017 11:00 pm

PORTLAND, Maine — Kamron King's goal as the mascot at Portland High School is, of course, to make the crowds cheer — even though he can't hear them.

The 15-year-old freshman, who began donning a bulldog suit at last fall's football games and now works the sidelines at basketball games, is deaf. But he said that doesn't interfere with his performances, other than the occasional need for someone to direct him toward young children in need of a high-five.

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