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(CNN)It’s easy to ignore the homeless encampment near your neighborhood, the pollution clogging the local beach or the faraway children who don’t have resources to play a sport they love.
Solving those problems might seem insurmountable, but not to one group of teens and tweens who saw an issue and tackled it with passion and energy.