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Birthday donation

Essex 9-year-old Ben Kinaman greeted Spectrum Youth and Family Services Executive Director Mark Redmond recently with a surprise donation of $100. The Founders Memorial School student requested that his friends, instead of giving him gifts for his ninth birthday, donate to the non-profit to further its work with homeless youth. PHOTO CONTRIBUTED

Essex 9-year-old Ben Kinaman greeted Spectrum Youth and Family Services Executive Director Mark Redmond recently with a surprise donation of $100. The Founders Memorial School student requested that his friends, instead of giving him gifts for his ninth birthday, donate to the non-profit to further its work with homeless youth.
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