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Miss Vermont Earth encourages girls to be strong

BELLA WILLIAMS HAS raised hundreds of dollars to purchase and donate sanitary pads for girls at schools in South Africa, including here at Hindle High School in Cape Town. PHOTO CONTRIBUTED

Bella Williams from Orwell was crowned Miss Vermont Earth in 2023. Now she’s starting a nonprofit that aims to “help young girls around the globe get access to the encouragement, education and healthcare they deserve.”

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