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Teenagers decide to devote their time to helping others

By Phyllis Moore
Published in News on March 6, 2012 1:46 PM


Reyann Legarreta, a seventh-grader at Greenwood Middle School, works on signs for the Pennies for a Purpose fundraiser for American Red Cross. Reyann is part of the Care Teens program, formed by six classmates at the school to participate in service projects.

Seventh-graders in the Care Teens group during their recent Teens for Jeans project are, from left, Tamia Troublefield, Katlyn Leahy, Crystal Wooten, Reyann Legarreta, Davia Webb and Tela Bivins.

Crystal Wooten is a self-proclaimed behind-the-scenes person. She's content to share her ideas and watch them come to fruition. So when the seventh-grader at Greenwood Middle School read a book about poverty, it sparked a movement within her circle...

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