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Girl gets charity wish met after death in crash

Published 07/28/2011, Associated Press

Nine-year-old Rachel Beckwith had hoped to raise $300 to bring clean water to an African village. She was close to that goal when she died after a car crash. Support for her cause has swelled since her death and by Wednesday afternoon, nearly 16,000 people made donations totaling more than $550,000 to "charity: water" in Rachel's honor.

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