BV fifth-grader takes initiative on cancer issue
Sarah Boston, a fifth-grader at Buena Vista Elementary, impressed her mother and helped out a friend in need recently.
When she learned that the 35-year-old father of a family she knows had been diagnosed with cancer, Sarah took the initiative of ordering 100 Lance Armstrong wristbands from the Discovery Channel's Internet website (with a funding donation from her uncle, Roy Boston), then selling the wristbands at school.
From the sales, she made $200. Half will go to the family and the other half to the Penrose Cancer Center, explained her mother, Angie Berry.
I thought that was neat, Berry said of Sarah, who is also student council president at Buena Vista. It's unusual for a fifth grader to up and do something like that for people she cares for.
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