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    Seth McCandies, a Mountain Island Elementary School 5th grader, smiles as Charlotte Fire Department Captain Mark Basnight (left) reads the nominating citation, and CFD mascot Blaze plays around with him, during the Do The Right Thing of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Recognition Ceremony at Time Warner Cable Arena on January 14, 2014. McCandies found money while going through the breakfast line and immediately turned it in. The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department , Charlotte Fire Department and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools recognized several exceptional young people who have made a difference in the community. Do The Right Thing, Inc. is a non-profit corporation dedicated to recognizing, celebrating and rewarding youth who, in the face of overwhelming odds, exhibit character and integrity.
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    Huntersville Elementary 5th grader Cheylan Fisher is congratulated by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Rodney Monroe during the Do The Right Thing of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Recognition Ceremony at Time Warner Cable Arena. on January 14, 2014. Fisher reported a case of indecent exposure to the police and helped police arrest a suspect , because she did not want other kids to experience what she had gone through. The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department , Charlotte Fire Department and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools recognized several exceptional young people who have made a difference in the community. Do The Right Thing, Inc. is a non-profit corporation dedicated to recognizing, celebrating and rewarding youth who, in the face of overwhelming odds, exhibit character and integrity.
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    Ranson Middle School 8th graders Jalen Thomas (center) and Daquan Byrd (right) listen as Charlotte Fire Department Captain Mark Basnight (left) reads their nominating citation during the Do The Right Thing of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Recognition Ceremony at Time Warner Cable Arena on January 14, 2014. Thomas and Byrd found money on a school bus, contacted the rightful owner, and turned it into the school's office staff. The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department , Charlotte Fire Department and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools recognized several exceptional young people who have made a difference in the community. Do The Right Thing, Inc. is a non-profit corporation dedicated to recognizing, celebrating and rewarding youth who, in the face of overwhelming odds, exhibit character and integrity.
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    Piedmont Middle School 8th grader Jayson Ewell (center) listens as Charlotte Fire Department Captain Mark Basnight (left) reads Ewell's nominating citation during the Do The Right Thing of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Recognition Ceremony at Time Warner Cable Arena on January 14, 2014. Ewell reported a case of vandalism of student projects at the school. The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department , Charlotte Fire Department and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools recognized several exceptional young people who have made a difference in the community. Do The Right Thing, Inc. is a non-profit corporation dedicated to recognizing, celebrating and rewarding youth who, in the face of overwhelming odds, exhibit character and integrity.
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    Charlotte Fire Department Captain Mark Basnight (left) shakes the hand of Giann Soto, a Harding University High junior, during the Do The Right Thing of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Recognition Ceremony at Time Warner Cable Arena on January 14, 2014. Soto reported an incident of drugs at the school. The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department , Charlotte Fire Department and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools recognized several exceptional young people who have made a difference in the community. Do The Right Thing, Inc. is a non-profit corporation dedicated to recognizing, celebrating and rewarding youth who, in the face of overwhelming odds, exhibit character and integrity.
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    Harding University High senior Ezra Adams (left) is congratulated by Charlotte Fire Department Chief Jon Hannan (center) and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Rodney Monroe during the Do The Right Thing of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Recognition Ceremony at Time Warner Cable Arena. on January 14, 2014. Adams came to the aid of a substitute teacher who was being assaulted by a student. The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department , Charlotte Fire Department and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools recognized several exceptional young people who have made a difference in the community. Do The Right Thing, Inc. is a non-profit corporation dedicated to recognizing, celebrating and rewarding youth who, in the face of overwhelming odds, exhibit character and integrity.
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    Ardrey Kell High senior Brooke Rogers is presented a plaque and gift bag by Charlotte Fire Department Chief Investigator Paul Wilkinson during the Do The Right Thing of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Recognition Ceremony at Time Warner Cable Arena on January 14, 2014. Rogers founded the North Carolina chapter of The Curvy Girls, a non-profit organization founded by a young girl who went through Spinal Fusion Surgery, similar to Rogers. The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department , Charlotte Fire Department and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools recognized several exceptional young people who have made a difference in the community. Do The Right Thing, Inc. is a non-profit corporation dedicated to recognizing, celebrating and rewarding youth who, in the face of overwhelming odds, exhibit character and integrity.
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    Charlotte Fire Department Chief Investigator Paul Wilkinson (right) and audience members applaud the honorees during the Do The Right Thing of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Recognition Ceremony at Time Warner Cable Arena on January 14, 2014. The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department , Charlotte Fire Department and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools recognized several exceptional young people who have made a difference in the community. Do The Right Thing, Inc. is a non-profit corporation dedicated to recognizing, celebrating and rewarding youth who, in the face of overwhelming odds, exhibit character and integrity.
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    Dignitaries and honorees come together for a portrait after the Do The Right Thing of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Recognition Ceremony at Time Warner Cable Arena. on January 14, 2014. The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department , Charlotte Fire Department and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools recognized several exceptional young people who have made a difference in the community. Do The Right Thing, Inc. is a non-profit corporation dedicated to recognizing, celebrating and rewarding youth who, in the face of overwhelming odds, exhibit character and integrity.
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    Harding University High senior Ezra Adams smiles as he is interviewed by local TV news stations after the Do The Right Thing of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Recognition Ceremony at Time Warner Cable Arena. on January 14, 2014. Adams came to the aid of a substitute teacher who was being assaulted by a student. The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department , Charlotte Fire Department and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools recognized several exceptional young people who have made a difference in the community. Do The Right Thing, Inc. is a non-profit corporation dedicated to recognizing, celebrating and rewarding youth who, in the face of overwhelming odds, exhibit character and integrity.
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