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Mt. Vernon schools bring in grief counselors after boys' deaths

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MT. VERNON (KWWL) - Following the deaths of twin 9-year-old boys, the Mount Vernon Community School district is bringing in grief counselors.

Clayton and Colton Novak died Monday after an ATV crash landed the two in a creek.

The boys were students at Washington Elementary School in Mount Vernon.

The district is bringing in trained grief counselors from the Grant Wood Area Education Agency.

Counselors will be available at the elementary school Wednesday from 10 a.m. until noon and Thursday from 4-6 p.m.

Counselors will meet privately with anyone who wants to meet with them.

A fundraiser has also been set up by "Friends of the Novaks" online; you can donate here: https://onemissionfundraising.com/fundraisers/clayton-Colton-Novak-memorial/


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