Ohio 7th-grader donates $15K of fair livestock winnings to St. Jude

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HURON COUNTY, Ohio (WTHR) — A seventh-grader in Ohio is getting recognition for his generosity after a big donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Diesel Pippert recently had a great showing at the large animal sale at the Huron County (Ohio) Fair. He donated all of his livestock premiums — totaling $15,000 — to St. Jude.

Diesel's school district, Western Reserve Schools, posted about the act of kindness on Facebook.

"A young man lives amongst us who should be an example to us all," the post said.

St. Jude works to find treatments, cures and prevention methods for serious pediatric diseases.

The Facebook post has been shared nearly 800 times and has more than 300 comments congratulating Diesel on his good work.

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