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Augusta University student honored with Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

In 2013, Nitish Sood and his brother Aditya founded an organization called Working Together for Change, and their goal was to open the conversation about homelessness and helping the homeless with much needed supplies.

Recently, Nitish, now 18 and a student at Augusta University, was awarded the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes. The award honors 25 young leaders from all over North America who have made a significant impact on people, their communities and the environment.

“We want to end homelessness one person at a time,” said Nitish. “Through finding unique solutions to help one person at a time.”

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