Students donate money to paralyzed classmate

February 22, 2008 3:54:12 AM PST
High school students in this rural Central Texas town spent four years raising $2,300 for a senior class trip. Then one of their classmates was paralyzed in a car accident.

So the 50 students in the Rogers High School Class of 2008 decided to donate the money to classmate Justin Benner.

Benner's classmates said their decision was an easy one.

Community members, evidently touched by the students' gesture, have responded. The Cameron Country Club has invited the class to spend a day at the club, opening up its golf course, tennis courts and swimming pool to the students.

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