11-year-old artist sells painting, uses money to save endangered species

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Most times you hear stories about kids who get to meet their adult role models.

Tonight we’re introducing you to an 11-year-old Sioux Falls girl who just might inspire some adults with the work she has done and contiunes to do and it is getting noticed.

Lots of kids draw and paint.
But few of them paint with a passion like 11-year-old Bria Neff does. “i always loved painting and drawing and i love animals.”

Bria is in 5th grade.
About three years ago she entered some of her animal artwork in a contest sponsored by the International Fund for Animal Welfare.
A contest she won. But she earned something more than just bragging rights. Sshe learned that worldwide 3,000 species of animals are considered endangered and that’s when her artwork transformed from a pasttime to something with purpose. “I thought I could use my time and talents to showcase endangered species and their environmental challenges.”…

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