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By Madysen McLain
Gazette Columnist 

Rosalia trio creates non-profit for hospital patients


June 13, 2019

Pictured: Camie Bothman, left, Leslie Bothman, center, and Maicy Bothman.

Three young sisters from Rosalia started selling manicure kits as a way to raise funds for their cousin, Malia, who was diagnosed with Leukemia when she was four years old.

Caryn Bothman, the mother of the girls, said just 18 months after the young girls raised enough funds for their cousin from selling manicure and earbud sets, the three sisters created a "Tough As Nails" non-profit.

"They were inspired by the fact they could make a difference," Bothman said.

The three students, upcoming fourth, seventh and ninth graders, were involved in every aspect of creating the non-profit, including...

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