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Finksburg teen drawn to competition and nonprofit
Finksburg teen drawn to competition and nonprofit

Finksburg resident Brooke Nixon has six weeks to raise $10,000 and she's rounded up a team of fellow Maryvale Preparatory School freshmen to help her do it. The proceeds from their restaurant days at Chick-fil-A and Panera Bread, a swimathon and selling care packages to Maryvale students during exam week will go to a good cause. They're raising the money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Brooke learned of the fundraising efforts during a school assembly. Though she didn't know anyone with either of the blood diseases, she was intrigued by the Student of the Year competition and started organizing her own plan in October. "I wanted to do whatever I could to...

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