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Tennis star Rafael Nadal mentors City Year NY students

Students from East Harlem and South Bronx had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet tennis superstar Rafael Nadal, with support from long-time champion, Santander. The students received exclusive swag, learned tennis skills and heard advice about life beyond the court from Rafa himself.

Local ABC-7 News spoke to some of our students about how special this moment was:

Learn more about Santander’s commitment to City Year in the full Business Wire story, “Santander US teams up with City Year and Rafael Nadal to support students.”

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