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Elmhurst teacher competes on 'Hollywood Game Night' tonight on NBC

Elmhurst teacher competes on 'Hollywood Game Night' tonight on NBC

An Elmhurst teacher's knowledge of pop culture and celebrities — and the unlikely skill of being able to rattle off the title of movies in reverse — is paying off. Patty Chirumbolo, an English language learning specialist at Hawthorne Elementary School, can't say how she performed, but she tapped her stores of pop culture knowledge to compete on the show "Hollywood Game Night." The segment was filmed in March and will air at 9 p.m. Aug. 11 on NBC. The show pits two teams of celebrities, along with one viewer contestant per team, against each other in a variety of games. Chirumbolo, 37, and her husband, Joe, were watching the show in February when he...

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