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    Boy wins trip to Disney, gives it to fallen soldier’s family

    A 9-year-old Massachusetts boy who earned an all-expenses-paid Disney World vacation through an innovative Facebook experiment gave the trip away to the family of a soldier killed in Afghanistan.

    Brendan Haas created the "Soldier for a Soldier" Facebook page in February. Inspired by the story of the guy who, through a series of trades, turned a paper clip into a house, Haas started with a toy soldier and eventually traded up to $900 worth of Disney gift certificates, airfare and hotel credits.

    On Memorial Day, Haas gave the trip to the family of U.S. Army Lt. Timothy Steele, a 25-year-old soldier killed in Afghanistan last year. According to NBC's WHDH-TV affiliate, Haas pulled the name of Liberty Hope Steele, the fallen soldier's now-2-year-old daughter, out of a hat and surprised the Steele family at their Duxbury, Mass., home.
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    That is a wonderful story
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    Everytime I'm ready to give up on today's youth as being a bunch of selfish , whinny , me first self-absorbed jackasses you hear about some kid like this and gives me a glimmer of hope for the future.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    Everytime I'm ready to give up on today's youth as being a bunch of selfish , whinny , me first self-absorbed jackasses you hear about some kid like this and gives me a glimmer of hope for the future.
    That, my friends, doesn't happen too often. We need to embrace it when it does.


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    I read this story last night and was touched by the young man's gift to the family of the fallen soldier.

 

 

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