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Art That Really Heals!

The next time you put on a bandage, you might be wearing the artwork of Justin Dalcorabbo. Justin was only 11 years old when he won the grand prize in Curad's Design Your Own Bandage contest. It was the first Design Your Own Bandage contest for Curad - a popular maker of kids bandages.

The Message Behind The Art

Justin's design is a colorful bandage with the message "Heal the World." "I just wanted to make a proposal that people should heal the world because the world is sort of messed up," said Justin about his design. "Saddam Hussein, gang members, stuff like that." His design was chosen from just over 25,000 entries, all from kids 14 and under. Five other kids also won for their design but Justin's artwork took first place.

Aspiring Artist?

Justin, who's from Munster, Indiana, says art is only a hobby for him. "I've been drawing since I was little." When he grows up, Justin wants to become a stockbroker or a basketball player. Besides loving basketball, Justin also likes baseball, the saxophone and video games. What kid doesn't? Justin's design won a trip for the family to Nickelodeon Studios in Orlando, Florida.

Do you know a kid who's done something worth mentioning? They don't have to have invented a time machine or saved a life.

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    Unlike my very "charming" friends above, I believe you did what you think was right and really that's all that matters. Because not many people may age (I'm going on eighteen) can even do something like that and you started in sixth grade. But I believe more people should be educated on the LGBTQ movement since not many people, even nowadays, understand the importance of learning about it. If kids can be educated on ISIS, The France Bomings, The World Wars, The Holocaust, etc... Then why not learn about LGBTQ. I don't see it any worse then those other subjects. We're in a era of acceptance and equality and what you're doing could lead the way. It's better to teach people about acceptance young so they won't have misconceptions when they get older. But be careful and tred lightly because not everyone will agree with you and that's how you know you're doing good.
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