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8th grader heads to an All Star football team

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A Fall River 8th grader is going to Florida, he was chosen for an all star football team.

14–year–old Leo Mello has played for the Fall River Falcons for four years and now he's been drafted to the Blackstone Valley American youth football team.

He'll be playing wide receiver for the team as they travel to Kissimmee, Florida in December for the national championships

He is an 8th grader at Atlantis charter school on Park Street.

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