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State Honoree

Amanda Mullins

Mississippi

Amanda Mullins, Long Beach Middle School, was recognized for rallying her school to raise money to pay for her cousin Erica's liver transplant. Amanda worked with her school council to organize bake sales, raffles and such. Erica received the transplant, but her cancer had spread. When Erica died. Amanda and her classmates raised money for Erica's funeral. Since then, Amanda has helped raise money for another child cancer victim's funeral.