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Five Things McDonald's Does Right -- and a Bonus Free Breakfast for Kids Tomorrow

There is plenty that McDonald's has done -- or not done that you can criticize, but every once in a while McDoo's does something right. And that includes offering free breakfast -- an Egg McMuffin or Egg White Delight McMuffin, apple slices and choice of milk or orange juice -- for kids from kindergarten through eighth grade on Wednesday, September 3, from 6 to 9 a.m. at all Colorado locations. (Children must be present, and those under fifteen must be accompanied.)

"Local McDonald's owner/operators like me -- many who send their kids to our neighborhood schools -- chose the options for our free breakfast...provide a wholesome, balanced, great start to the school day," says Mitchell Sandoval, a local owner/operator. "We're also really excited that the Western Dairy Association and Minute Maid are sponsors of our free breakfast. Studies have shown a good breakfast contributes to school success, and they wanted to be a part of that education to students as well."

We went back to school ourselves, and found five more things McDonald's did right....

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Jenn Wohletz
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