Decatur YMCA hosts "Backpack Attack"

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DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Decatur YMCA gave out more than 2,000 backpacks in it's annual Backpack Attack event.

The event also offered free physicals, dental exams, and other screenings to help children get ready to go back to school.

There were also plenty of fun activities for kids to enjoy while parents waited in line to get their children's new backpacks.

The YMCA says next year it hopes to provides more backpacks to students than ever before.

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