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Tad Pfupa, 13, demonstrates exercises he does in the physical education ACE program at Camilla Road Senior Public School in Mississauga on May 16, 2012. Before he started the program, he could only do 30 pushups and now he can do 70 pushups. (JENNIFER ROBERTS/Jennifer Roberts for The Globe and Mail)
Tad Pfupa, 13, demonstrates exercises he does in the physical education ACE program at Camilla Road Senior Public School in Mississauga on May 16, 2012. Before he started the program, he could only do 30 pushups and now he can do 70 pushups. (JENNIFER ROBERTS/Jennifer Roberts for The Globe and Mail)

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