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Baltimore students' generosity inspires others, prompts fundraiser to pay for college field trips

Baltimore students' generosity inspires others, prompts fundraiser to pay for college field trips

City Springs Elementary/Middle School students taught Baltimore a lesson in empathy. Now, some in the city are looking to give back to the students.

At a school with one of the highest poverty rates in Baltimore, a group of eighth graders launched a fundraiser last month for victims of Hurricane Harvey. After raising $1,000, the story of their generosity went viral and more donations poured in. City Springs students have since tripled the amount of money they plan to donate to the American Red Cross.

“We knew if we were in the same position that Houston...

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