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Students fast to help starving kids

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Students at Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School deliberately went hungry to help feed starving children.

Seven Peer Helpers and three members of the International Club on campus took part in the 30 Hour Famine, from Friday morning to Saturday afternoon, raising money through pledges for World Vision, a Christian humanitarian organization.

Eighth grader Maria Martinez, 14, raised the most at $58. Students, teachers and other adults sponsored 30 Hour Famine participants, who raised a total of $400, said Sandra Flores, seventh grade counselor and Peer Helpers adviser.

“This makes us be grateful for the food we have and the things we have,” Martinez said...


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