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Phil Mickelson and wife help kids get ready for school

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. (CBS 8) - Pro golfer Phil Mickelson is trying to help students as they get ready to go back to school.

Today the San Diego native and his wife held the 6th annual "Start Smart Program."

1,500 1st -through- 4th graders from throughout San Diego County came to the Wal-Mart on Murphy Canyon Road.

They were given clothes and supplies to help them start the school year off right.

Mickelson says over its six year history, the program has helped some 8,000 needy children.

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