For 9-year-old Washingtonian Riley Ottele, it’s safe to say that these last three weeks have been unlike any the gregarious fourth-grader has ever experienced before. And that likely will be just as true even decades from now.
Ottele, who was selected from more than 120,000 entries as the grand-prize winner in Panini America’s Super Bowl 50 Kid Reporter contest, is finally returning to a sense of normalcy today. Back from the Super Bowl. Back to school. Back to the routine. But the memories he’s taking back with him are anything but routine — and they’ll last forever.
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