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Former football star pushes technology access for all

Techstination feature for Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.   He’s an author of children’s books, founder of the Share the Magic Foundation, and a former Super Bowl winning wide receiver for the New England Patriots.    And now Malcolm Mitchell, whose football career was cut short by a knee injury, is battling for equal access to education and technology.   He has partnered with Cox and the company’s Connect2Compete program that provides low cost PCs and Internet to eligible households…

The Internet has become a necessity for children to reach their full capacity and productivity in our society.  And that’s why I think this partnership goes hand in hand with my focus on literacy.”

You can hear our full interview online.   And there’s more info at   And you can find more on the foundation at

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Categories: Kids | Computers