Sanders holds rally outside childhood home in Brooklyn

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders held a campaign rally outside his childhood home in Brooklyn Friday. Sanders graduated from James Madison High School in Brooklyn

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will be campaigned in his home neighborhood of Brooklyn today.

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will be campaigned in his home neighborhood of Brooklyn today. (4/8/16)

BROOKLYN - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders held a campaign rally outside his childhood home in Brooklyn Friday.

The senator spoke before a large gathering of voters outside of his childhood home on East 26th Street in Midwood. 

Sanders graduated from James Madison High School in Brooklyn where he was captain of the track team.

According to his website, Sanders also ran for student body president at James Madison High, but was not elected. However, he was elected class president and later went on to attend Brooklyn College before transferring to the University of Chicago.

Sanders also attended a rally in Greenpoint. 

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