MINNETONKA, Minn. - Students ata Minnetonka elementary school lent a helping hand this week to a mother duck and her ducklings.

A mallard duck laid her eggs this spring in the enclosed courtyard at Clear Springs Elementary School and on Tuesday it was time to for the family to move on.

Students stood shoulder-to-shoulder, forming a human hallway for the feathered family.

The mother duck and her ducklings waddled out of the school and made their way to a nearby pond.

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