NC Students Making Rubber Brand Bracelets to Help Friend With Medical Condition

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Upper photo: Noah Fowler, showing many of the bracelets he made. Lower photo: Nicholas Thornton, his friend.

Upper photo: Noah Fowler, showing many of the bracelets he made. Lower photo: Nicholas Thornton, his friend.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) – Do your kids make the colorful rubber band bracelets? They’re extremely popular – and one school is using them to help a student with a rare medical condition.

When Noah Fowler learned his friend Nicholas Thornton was suffering from aplastic anemia, he and other students jumped to help by selling bracelets. They’re having great success – they’ve raised $650 so far and the whole school is getting involved in spreading the word.

Nicholas’ parents are both teachers and say they’re very moved by what the school is doing to help them. Their son is making progress in his treatment but the medical bills are piling up.

Read more from our sister station, WGHP.

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