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Dearborn Teen Spreads Love Of Reading In An Unconventional Way

Posted: 03/18/2012 12:12 pm Updated: 03/18/2012 1:13 pm

Dema Fawaz of Dearborn, Mich., said she hopes a book drive she and her sister, Lara, started will fill the bookshelves at the Center for Exceptional Families in Deaborn (Photo courtesy of Oakwood Healthcare / Patch).

There's only one thing that Dearborn High School senior Dema Fawaz enjoys more than reading, and that's helping others.

But recently, the 17-year-old got the chance to honor both passions with a fundraiser she initiated for Oakwood's Center for Exceptional Families.

Dema Fawaz and her sister collected 500 books for Oakwood's Center for Exceptional Families, as well as advocated for the donation of bookshelves and organized the center's new library for youth.

Read the whole story at Dearborn Patch

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