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Zoltan Mesko gets kick out of helping kids

FOXBOROUGH — The kid stuff began in college when Zoltan Mesko and his Michigan football teammates set aside Thursdays for visits to the university’s children’s hospital in Ann Arbor.

“What it started off as was that I needed to get something on my résumé to get into business school,” the Patriots punter recalled. “But after the first visit, I realized, this is the wrong reason why you’re here. Because I fell in love with putting a smile on some kid’s face.”

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