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Meet Maria she’s an awesome youth helping others in unique ways

EVERYDAY YOUNG HEROES Maria Keller Plymouth, MN YSA honors thirteen-year-old Maria Keller of Plymouth, Minnesota for addressing literacy issues in communities across the United States. Beginning at a young age, Maria nurtured her passion for helping others in unique ways, and at age eight, founded Read Indeed, a 501c3 nonprofit that collects and distributes books

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Taylor Leong Westford, MA YSA honors 15-year-old Taylor Leong of Westford, Massachusetts for founding “For the Love of Erika,” an annual holiday toy drive that provides children in hospitals and homeless shelters with gifts during the holidays. Taylor created “For the Love of Erika” in 2005 in honor of her best friend Erika Gould who

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