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The change in your pocket could help save lives. 13-year-old Quinn Smart  has helped to raise over $200,000 for her community by gathering pennies, and offers a message that young people are uniquely able to make a difference.

MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry, who recently honored 13-year-old Quinn Smart as her “Foot Soldier” for her work, introduces this inspiring teen here in Smart With Her Pennies.

Smart also discusses philanthropy and leadership through her experience with Solid Ground’s Penny Harvest Regional Youth Roundtable in this video:

For more information about the Penny Harvest:

http://www.commoncents.org/go/penny-harvest

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