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HELPING EBONY...

March 17, 2011

With the pennies are, from left, first grader Trinity Coyne, kindergartner Ebony Fawcett, and kindergartner Sydnee Farmer.
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A five-year-old kindergarten student at Southeast Elementary School in Decatur, Ebony Fawcett, has been undergoing treatment for cancer and has been absent from class a few weeks. Her friends at the school missed her, then decided to help Ebony and her family, so the all the Southeast students conducted a drive to collect pennies. In just over one week, the youngsters brought in $2,181.18 that was given to Ebony's family to help pay for her treatments. With the pennies are, from left, first grader Trinity Coyne, Ebony, and kindergartner Sydnee Farmer.

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That's so touching! I was

July 24, 2012 by JanieK (not verified), 1 year 50 weeks ago
Comment: 352

That's so touching! I was watery-eyed while reading the post and I'm really proud of these little fellows and their concern and generosity! Thanks for the post, it made my day.

Janie, image editor

I am really concerned about

May 15, 2012 by WillisTrina (not verified), 2 years 8 weeks ago
Comment: 313

I am really concerned about the girl... I wonder how the things are going for her at the moment and whether help is still needed.

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