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A global lesson in volunteerism

by Pat Coate | March 02, 2009

Pontiac, Michigan, USA - Sixth-graders at Herrington Elementary School are reaching out beyond their own neighborhood to help children in another part of the world.

The Herrington students have committed to volunteering 50 hours of time to raising money to help build a school in Nicaragua.

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