Halifax Teen Raises More Than $17k for Beirut

Source: CBC »

When Jaden Lawen first heard about the deadly explosion in Beirut in early August, his mind immediately turned to his friends and family living in Lebanon.

“My aunt’s in Lebanon right now, so the first thing I do is text my aunt, and say, ‘Are you OK?'” said Lawen. “I was in shock. I was like, this did not just happen.”

Luckily, his aunt turned out to be OK and nobody he knew was killed, but some of his friends and family were…

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