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Super Bowl XLVII
Elgin grandparents are so Ray-ven
Ray Rice run vs. Pats
RICE SCORED BALTIMORES first touchdown of the game in the Ravens 28-13 win over New England in the AFC championship game on Jan. 20. - photo by Baltimore Ravens photo
One warm summer day in Elgin, James Reed was having a conversation with his young grandson who was spending part of his vacation from school in South Carolina. The youngster, who was still in grammar school in his hometown of New Rochelle, N.Y., at the time, asked his grandfather to do him a favor; something which he could wear when he got back home in the fall. “He said to me, ‘Granddad, buy me some football shoes,’” Reed said, as he recalled the story while sitting on his living room couch.