NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — The Elite Drill Squad and Drum Corps is hard at work practicing for the Elm City Freddy Fixer Parade after a three-year hiatus.

The city-based drill team includes youth from 4 to 18 years old. The group, which includes dance and cheer, along with drill, gives children an alternative to violence.

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