U.S. Open fans open wallets, hearts
NEW YORK -- Tennis fans renowned for buying pricey crepes and cappuccinos opened their hearts as well as wallets at the U.S. Open to aid victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Instead of hawking programs, students asked fans to dig deep to help those suffering on the Gulf Coast. In just a week, a handful of juniors from Dwight-Englewood School in New Jersey raised almost $50,000 for the American Red Cross.
That will supplement the $500,000 already promised by the U.S.
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