Florida Students are Heroes Halfway Around the World

Florida Students are Heroes Halfway Around the World

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buttercups-field-sun.jpgThey tossed pies, served spaghetti and walked miles to raise nickels, dimes and quarters.

It added up to $93,450 — enough to build 11 schools in Kenya.

”Can I just say, oh my gosh,” Marc Kielburger, chief executive director of the Free the Children organization, told the Miami Herald. “I’m speechless.”

Kielburger, who attending a celebration at Piper High School on Thursday, said that when Broward students first started raising money last year, he had hoped for enough to build just one school.

(READ more from NBC – Miami)

Photo courtesy of Sun Star

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