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Newspaper chain celebrates 'Amazing Kids'

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Youths from Beaverton, Tigard, Tualatin and Sherwood are among more than two dozen who participate this year.

TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Kids from around Oregon who have made spectacular contributions to their community were honored at the fourth annual Amazing Kids event on Monday afternoon. What were you doing at 10 years old? Perhaps sitting in the classroom, counting the days until summer vacation, when homework and other obligations wouldn't be a drag on time for personal fun.

For some kids — those imbued with selflessness and sense of purpose — the work never stops.

Certainly not for youth like Salsabel Al Asri, a 14-year-old Syrian refugee who came to Portland only a year ago, or Katie Frazer, an 8-year-old from Tigard who raised $24,000 for Ugandan orphans in 2016. Katie Frazer



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