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Best of the Bronx: Brothers return to their school in hopes of inspiring others with the 'Tickle-Me Plant'

Two Bronx brothers reconnected with their roots at P.S. 76, hoping to inspire kids there -- just like them 45 years ago.

News 12 Staff

Dec 13, 2019, 1:31 AM

Updated 1,678 days ago

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Two Bronx brothers reconnected with their roots at P.S. 76, hoping to inspire kids there -- just like them 45 years ago.
Students were blown away by the magic of the "Tickle-Me Plant." The plant drops its branches and droops down if you touch it, then pops back open minutes later.
Larry Chipkin and his brother Mark created the Tickle-Me Plant Company after their teacher introduced them to the interesting plant as students decades ago.
Now, they say they want to spark that same interest in this generation, using gardening, nature and science.
Each kid got to take home their very own Tickle-Me Plant.
 


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