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Erek “EcoErek” Hansen, of Curtice, has been named a 2013 Finalist by the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes.

Each year, the Barron Prize celebrates inspiring, public-spirited, highly diverse young people from all across America ages 8 to 18 who have made a significant positive difference to people and our planet.

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Eastwood’s artists created the winning chalk mural at this year’s Fifth Third Chalk Walk Competition at the Black Swamp Art Festival in Bowling Green.

Several Eastwood High School art students collaborated to create the winning design. Cody Hendricks helped with the winning design, but was unable to compete in the competition. The other students involved were Dylan Herrig, Sarah Selzer, Jenné Venier, and Cassie VanDenk.

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For most of us, traveling to Africa on a humanitarian mission is nothing more than something we hear about other people doing.

But for 16-year-old Woodville resident Clark Jividen, that was a reality last summer.

Just a few months ago, Jividen, an only child who lives with his mother, Carol, and father, Jim, traveled with his aunt and uncle to Kenya to visit their daughter, Laura Karangi.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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