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Mariners boost anti-bullying campaign ad for kids

Mariners boost anti-bullying campaign ad for kids

Rapper Macklemore, right, and Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez, upper left, laugh with a group of Seattle-area students on home plate as they film an anti-bullying video at Safeco Field, Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Seattle. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Ted S. Warren

SEATTLE (AP) — A group of students helping make an anti-bullying video at Safeco Field on Thursday were surprised by Mariners ace pitcher Felix Hernandez and Seattle rapper Macklemore.

The students from Highland Middle School in Bellevue thought they were making the public service announcement with the Mariner Moose.

But after the Moose “flubbed” his lines a couple of times, Hernandez came on in relief. Then the group was joined by Macklemore at home plate to complete the video.

The anti-bullying message will be available for radio and television use.

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