By Jennifer McRae

LITTLETON, Colo. (CBS4)– Students in Littleton were excited to kick off their annual Read-A-Thon with a special guest on Thursday. Gov. Jared Polis met with 5th graders and kindergarteners at Leawood Elementary School.

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The Read-A-Thon is a fundraiser for the school. The students collect money based on how many minutes they read.

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Jennifer McRae