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“Do these cookies taste as good as they look?” asked our friendly neighbor.
“Even better,” said my almost 8-year old daughter with a big smile on her face. “I baked them myself this morning!”
Last week, she went door-to-door to raise money for our Walk MS team. She’s a much better fund-raiser than her father, who’s still hoping to do better with his own campaign.
“How much are they?” the neighbor wanted to know.
“You can get two cookies for a dollar,” answered my daughter. A moment later, she had four shiny quarters in her hand.
“Fantastic,” I said. “I’m so proud of you! You just made your first dollar. Now, do you want to know a little secret to raising some serious money?” She was all ears.