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September 1, 2019

We often grumble that life is not fair.  An Ohio boy recently turned that complaint on its head.

Having won $15,000 in livestock premiums at the Huron county fair, 7th grader Diesel Pippert promptly donated his winnings to St. Jude Children’s Hospital [1].

How many of us would have done the same?

St. Jude, it should be noted, is a leader in the prevention and treatment of catastrophic illnesses in children.  It is the pre-eminent pediatric cancer hospital in the nation.  Because of donations like Diesel’s, no child is denied treatment there based on a family’s ability to pay.

And as you go, preach, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven is at hand.’  Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out demons. Freely you have received, freely give” (Matt. 10: 7-8).

[1]  WLWT News, “Ohio boy donates $15k in fair winnings to St. Jude Children’s Hospital”, 8/19/19, https://www.wlwt.com/article/ohio-boy-donates-all-dollar15k-in-fair-winnings-to-st-jude-childrens-hospital/28745737.

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9 Comments
  1. An amazing story. We are always hearing bad news, so wonderful to read of this story.
    I always donate to St Judes. It is a wonderful cause.

  2. Good for him. Just goes to show you that farm boys are cut from a different cloth!

  3. You are nominated for The Real Neat Blog Award!!

  4. Totally loving. Pray to see the reflection of the man he is to be.

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