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7Everyday Hero Library volunteer Cindy Sanger helps kids excel

Indian Ridge Elementary School
Posted at 8:10 AM, Oct 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-08 10:16:38-04

AURORA, Colo. -- Parents put a lot of faith in our schools to help them nurture and raise up their children. At a school in Aurora, that happens with a little help from 7Everyday Hero with a thousand voices. Volunteer Cindy Sanger is known for her funny voices. 

"She is good at making voices for people in books," said third-grader Mackenzie Panek.

"It is really cool. She uses high pitches and low pitches and different kinds of voices," added fifth-grader Laila DiPaolo.

Sanger volunteers to read books to children at Indian Ridge Elementary School in Aurora. 

"Sometimes she gets loud, sometimes she does little, sometimes she does low voices, sometimes she does really high voices," said third-grader Chandler Lynott. 

Sanger has a knack for making reading and learning a lot of fun. 

"Children need to hold a book. I think from a very young age you need to start reading to children because they are going to learn faster that way," Sanger said. 

Sanger spends a lot of time helping students learn the library at Indian Ridge. 

"She helps when I don't know where books are," said third-grader Mackenzie Panek. 

"And she helps us find the books we need," added third-grader Esimisan Iwere. 

"She has a certain poise and kindness that she has every day," said the school’s principal, Matt McDonald.

Sanger is genuinely interested in helping these young students grow. 

"I just love their different personalities and different interests. Kids just make me happy," said Sanger. 

She helps make a trip to the library something to look forward to and a place where kids learn without even knowing it. 

"This is like a second home to me, and I like being here," Sanger said. 

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