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June 16, 2015 AT 5:00 am

9-Year-Old Activist Spends Her Free Time Building Small Shelters for the Homeless #makereducation

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Super inspiring story about young activist/maker Hailey Ford, who’s building small shelters for the homeless in her hometown, via My Modern Met:

The planned homes will have solar panels and use insulation made from recycled denim. “We can’t think of a better example than our Hailey – she’s proof that no person – or act of kindness – is too small to change the world,” Together Rising founder Glennon Doyle Melton told The Huffington Post. With this funding, Hailey plans to make eleven of the residences for Bremerton’s permanent Tent City, which is expected to open later this year.

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