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03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Canadian High School Principal Duct Taped To Wall For Homeless

Cariboo Hill Secondary School in Burnaby, British Columbia, is stuck on homelessness. Twelfth-grader Shelayne Mulholland and the school's Youth Action Committee convinced school principal Brian Jackson to be duct taped to a cafeteria wall to raise awareness about homelessness in the area.

The school raised money to purchase socks, gloves and hats for homeless people staying in one of the areas extreme weather shelters. The average high temperature in January in Barnaby, about 10 miles east of Vancouver, is 42 degrees Fahrenheit.

In previous events, the Youth Action Committee has raised money for a school in Kenya through Free The Children. Mulholland wants to travel the world after graduation and help those in developing nations.

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