Online Fundraiser for Claremont Boy Quickly Raises Thousands

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As of Thursday morning, nearly $25,000 had been raised for the young boy injured recently in an alleged race-based attack in Claremont. Hundreds have contributed to an online fundraising campaign for the eight-year-old biracial boy and his family. That's in just the couple of days that the Go-Fund-Me site has been active. The boy was allegedly attacked by local teenagers who called him racial slurs before tying a rope around his neck and pushing him off a picnic table. According to Facebook posts by his family, he was flown to the hospital, but survived. The story has put national attention on Claremont. Residents there organized a vigil Tuesday night, and local officials say they're looking at how the city can respond. The boy's mother has posted...

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