school-lockers.jpgHighlighted in Obama’s speech, a South Carolina teen’s plea to improve her run-down school inspired a quarter million dollar donation from local businessman.

Students who had grown resigned to old, “nasty” furnishings at their dilapidated middle school were elated on Monday to find new furniture and a freshly painted cafeteria, thanks to a student’s plea, a president’s speech and a businessman’s response. 

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