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Youth Inspire, represented by Ezzy Sriram, Jason Cui, Kristen Wolaver, and Courtney Cuppernull, visits INOVA Fairfax Hospital's pediatric patients for a holiday style greeting.

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Inspired to Give

Local teens positively impact youth on a global scale.

Picture this: An impoverished young teenager sits in a hospital bed in rural India, suffering from a life-threatening cancer, opens up a tablet device filled with educational tools and apps to distract them from their daily struggles. You would probably expect the tablet to have been shipped there by a large, national non-profit run by paid staff members. Not so. It was delivered to this teen by other teens, all working toward the same goal: to connect with pediatric cancer patients around the world in order to provide them with encouragement, support and education.


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