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Warner Robins Student Wins T-Shirt Design Contest

Balloons, flowers, family members, and a Chick-Fil-A cow surprised Lindsey Watts in the middle of class with exciting news.

The 13-year-old says she never imagined she'd win a t-shirt design contest, even though she loves to draw.

"It took me basically my whole entire art lesson to do it, so it was hard, but really fun," said Lindsey, said she loves pink.

Trish Whitley, co-chair of Central Georgia's Susan G. Komen's Kids for the Cure her design won from a pool of about 30.

She says getting kids involved is a major focus of the Race for the Cure.

"Race for the cure is an annual event that we have in Macon, Georgia. It's the largest fundraiser for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. People can register and all the money goes to support local initiatives of breast cancer awareness," said Whitley.

She says children at the organizations' October 23 Race for the Cure event will wear shirts with Lindsey's design.

The teen also received a basket full of t-shirts, jewelry, Chick-fil-A coupons and other goodies, like breast cancer silly bands, for winning the contest.

Her mom Lynn Watts says she couldn't be more proud even thought she had to keep it a secret for about a month.

"It's just really exciting to see her win it, and for it to be a part of something that's such a great cause like breast cancer," said Lynn Watts.

"I just think people should think a lot about it. Just help people cure it," said Lindsey.


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