Canadian Teen Faith Dickinson Honoured By Princes William And Harry At Inaugural Diana Awards

ET Canada | 5/19/2017 | Staff
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Canadian teenager Faith Dickinson was among the honourees at Thursday’s inaugural Diana Awards, hosted by Princes William and Harry as a way to carry on the legacy of their late mother, Princess Diana, by honouring teenagers around the globe who are changing the world for the better.

One of only 20 teens to receive this prestigious honour, the 15-year-old Lakefield, Ontario, native travelled to the U.K. to accept her award from the princes at a special ceremony held at St. James Palace in London.

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Dickinson was recognized for starting her own charity, Cuddles for Cancer, which sends warming blankets to cancer patients in numerous countries throughout the world.

“At just nine years old, Faith launched the charity Cuddles for Cancer after her aunt was diagnosed with breast cancer. During her treatment, Faith’s aunt told her how she got very cold, so Faith made her a fleece blanket to provide comfort, warmth and love,” reads the Diana Awards program, as reported by the Peterborough Examiner.

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“To date Faith has made over 3,000 blankets, which have been sent across Canada, the United...
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