Granville siblings represent Ohio at Children’s Congress 2011

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Granville siblings represent Ohio at Children’s Congress 2011

Newark Advocate – Max and Julia Lerner discovered at an early age the truth of the axiom that if you want action, you have to speak out.

The two Granville youths were advocates for better treatment of and an eventual cure for diabetes by serving as delegates at the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s Children’s Congress 2011 conducted June 20-22 in Washington, D.C. Their parents, Michelle and Mitch, accompanied them.

The 150 delegates represented every state and ranged in age from 4 to 17. Max, a 10-year-old who will be a fifth-grader at Granville Intermediate School, was the youngest person in the seven-member Ohio delegation. Julia, 14, will be an eighth-grader at Granville Middle School.

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