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Real Life Only Better: Cell Phones for Soldiers

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Michele Gentile

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Join Michele And Stash as they interview sister and brother Brittany and Robbie Bergquist, who at the ages of 13 and 12, began a charity to help soldiers overseas stay in touch with their families after seeing a news story on television about a Massachusetts soldier struggling to pay off more than $7,000 in charges for cellphone calls home from the Persian Gulf. As quoted in the article "With a Charity for Soldiers, Youths Make Recycling Pay", by ARIEL SABAR Published in The New York Times March 29, 2007, Brittany recalled “We felt it was kind of our duty to make a difference.” Hear Michele and Stash discover how Brittany and Robbie made this important choice that evolved into the over 1 million dollar charity that it is today. For more info visit: cellphonesforsoldiers.com

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