Beloved Durham elementary school custodian receives special send-off

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DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) — After 44 years spent at Pearsontown Elementary School, a beloved custodian received a very special send-off Friday afternoon.

Gerald “Mr. Pearsontown” Snipes has deep roots at the Durham elementary school, even as a kid he attended the school as a student; but now he will forever be a part of the school now that the school named after the gym named after him.

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Snipes spent 38 of his 44 years at the school working as a custodian.

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