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Slash Becomes Partner of 'Dora the Explorer'

March 6, 2010 (4:49 am) GMT
The Velvet Revolver's star has been tapped to team up with Dora the Explorer in designing the cartoon character's backpack to raise money for the Children's Defense Fund.

Former ' rocker is showing his softer side by teaming up with Nickelodeon to design a "Dora the Explorer" backpack for charity. The 's star has been hired by bosses at the children's TV company to help launch a series of limited edition celebrity-designed bag, which will go up for auction in summer to raise money for the Children's Defense Fund.

Slash will put his own personal touches to the design, which features popular cartoon character Dora the Explorer, while and will also contribute to the project.

Limited numbers of the backpacks will be put up for sale in countries across the world including the U.S., Britain, Canada, France and Spain, and money raised from the auction will benefit childhood education programs in each respective country, according to Blabbermouth.

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