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In Just Two Hours, 9-Year-Old Boy Makes $6,000 For Running A Lemonade Stand

This story restores our faith in humanity.


Merely 9 years of age, Andrew Emery of South Carolina has recently gained popularity via social media because of his good heart. Apparently, Andrew’s baby brother Dylan is sick with a rare and deadly type of neurological condition and so he wanted to help out with the medical expenses.

Eventually, the boy decided to put up a lemonade stand in Greenwood and sold lemonade and shirts for his baby brother. In just two hours, Andrew was able to raise almost $6,000.

Andrew Emery wanted to help raise money for baby Dylan’s medical bills so he sold lemonades and shirts.

Source: Team Dylan

In total, he was able to make $5,860 from his efforts- which will then be added to the $1,300 raised from a benefit concert and the $5,600 they have from GoFundMe.

“I’m gonna spend it on doctor’s bills and stuff and buy him a teddy bear too,” said Andrew.

Source: Team Dylan

He also added:

“I just want to help Dylan. He’s my baby brother.”

Currently, Dylan is confined at a Pittsburgh hospital because of Krabbe disease.

Source: Team Dylan

According to Andrew, he always wanted to have a baby brother and he was overjoyed when his parents Matt and Melissa told him they were expecting.

“I wanted her to have a boy. There’s too many girls at home,” pointed out Andrew.

With everyone’s support, Andrew was able to raise a big amount of money for his brother’s hospitalization.

Source: Team Dylan

On a regular basis, Andrew stays in touch with his brother via Facetime – and he misses him badly.

In his own words, he plans to do one thing once the baby finally comes home:

“I’m going to hug him.”

The family is inviting everyone to support Team Dylan.

Source: Team Dylan

In case you are interested to support the family in any way, you can check out the Team Dylan Facebook page and get in touch with them through there.


Grandma Finishes Associate Degree at 89-Years-Old, Plans To Earn History Major Next

Learning is a lifelong process after all.

Ella Washington is a living proof that you can never be too old to accomplish your goals. At 89-years-old, the woman who was born in rural North Carolina and raised 12 children while working a full-time job, recently received her associate degree in interdisciplinary studies after letting her education take a back seat when she was still younger.

Washington was only able to complete grade 6 when she was young as she had to work in their family farm. After having her own family, she moved to Washington D.C. and took on several jobs to help provide for her children.

Ella Washington had to let her education take a back seat when she was young as she had to help in their family farm in North Carolina.

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Woman Attends Graduation Rites Less Than 24 Hours After Giving Birth

She is bent on attending the ceremony as she is the first in the family to have a master’s degree.

A 26-year-old woman from Minnesota celebrated two milestones in her life one after the other. In less than 24 hours after giving birth to her second child, she walked across the stage to receive her master’s degree diploma.

Without question, a graduation is one thing every student looks forward to. After all, walking across the stage while donning a graduation gown and cap is something any student can be proud of.

Zeinab Abdalla is the first in her family to have a master’s degree.

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75-Year Old Woman Finally Fulfills Dream of Earning College Degree

She was only waiting to take her final exams to graduate decades ago when a war in her homeland erupted.

Nothing is impossible for someone who works hard to get what he or she wants in life. This was once again proven by a 75-year-old woman who graduated from college recently after her attempt to finish her education was thwarted by the Vietnam War several decades ago.

Phuong Truong recently walked down the stage to receive her college diploma, finally fulfilling something that she had long wanted. After all, she could have earned her bachelor’s degree long time ago in her homeland Vietnam, if not only because of the war that erupted at the time.

Phuong Truong was only waiting for her final exams before she could earn her college diploma when the Vietnam War erupted.

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