PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Students at Discovery Charter School in West Philadelphia got a special visit on Monday. Actor Tray Chaney, who was on the HBO show “The Wire” made an appearance at the school.READ MORE: 17-Year-Old Latif Williams Turns Self In For Alleged Murder Of Temple Student Samuel Collington
Chaney spoke to the students about self-empowerment and told them they can achieve anything in life.READ MORE: Off-Duty Police Officer Shot Multiple Times In North Philadelphia, Police Say
It’s all part of the program “Be a HERO.”
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Chaney encouraged students to follow their dreams, stay in school, and prevent bullying.