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Patriots send Belichick to Conn. school

Closing the book on a story that initially painted the New England Patriots in an unfavorable light because of a misunderstanding that didn't involve the team, coach Bill Belichick and center Dan Koppen visited Lebanon Middle School in Connecticut on Wednesday. The visit was made at the suggestion of owner Robert Kraft.

Last week, students at Lebanon Middle School were disappointed when they thought they'd be receiving a visit from "celebrity coaches" from the Patriots after taking part in the NFL-sponsored "Fuel up to Play 60” program.

The story seemed to take on a life of its own, making the Patriots look bad despite the New England Dairy & Food Council accepting responsibility for the misunderstanding.

The Patriots posted video on their Web site from Wednesday's visit.