Jonesboro’s ‘Four Girls’ more than halfway to goal of new playground

by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

Exactly one year ago, four girls from Jonesboro Elementary School were giddy with success, having raised nearly $1,000 toward their goal of a new playground. Today, they fondly remember back to when they thought that was a lot of money.

“I thought it was a lot, a LOT of money,” says Vanna Smith, age 9. “Like, a million dollars!”

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