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Brookman Elementary School attempts world record

Posted at 7:22 AM, Jan 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-18 10:22:00-05

Comedy magician Adam London co-hosted the Brookman Elementary School Guinness World Records attempt with Alana London on Friday.

20,000 glow sticks illuminated the school grounds. The glow sticks represent each book the students read and tested on, with an 80 percent comprehension or better from September 2015 to January 2016.

Here are a bunch of photos from Brookman Elementary's "Reading Makes us Bright" world record attempt. Those are 20,000 glow sticks strung together. KTNV Channel 13 Action News

Posted by Bryan Callahan on Friday, January 15, 2016

Adam London who performs his all-age friendly comedy magic show at The D Las Vegas, partnered with his wife, Alana London, to sponsor the event by purchasing the glow sticks.

Alana London, a 4th grade school teacher at Brookman Elementary School, created the "Reading Makes Us Bright" program to get her students excited about reading. But she did not stop there, she rallied the entire school to get involved in breaking the world record.
The current world record holder is a primary school in Australia is with a 9,800 glow stick chain.