By Good News Network Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Never underestimate first-graders.
Jonah Pournazarian, 7, is best friends with Dylan Siegel, 6. Jonah has been diagnosed with glycogen storage disease type 1B , a rare liver disorder that doesn’t have a cure. Dylan decided to raise money for research to help his friend. Late last fall, he hatched a plan.
His parents wanted to do a typical lemonade stand effort, but he looked at them and said, "I want to write a book.”
The effort has exploded into a movement centered around the Chocolate Bar book and the website, www.chocolatebarbook.com. Every book costs $20, with proceeds going to help cure Dylan's best friend.
(WATCH the beautiful video below or READ the story from ABC News)
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