7th grader donates Huron County Fair livestock winnings of $15K to St. Jude

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HURON COUNTY, Ohio — A 7th grade boy donated $15,000 to support  St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

According to Western Reserve Schools, Diesel Pippert earned the money at the Huron County Fair large animal sale Saturday.

He then decided to donate all of his livestock premiums to St. Jude to help find cancer cures for young children and to save lives.

The school district called him a “hero.”

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