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Anonymous donor sends laptops to Spokane boys after seeing KHQ story

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KHQ’s Gabe Cohen received a package from Kansas City, sent from a man touched by the boys’ efforts. In the package were four laptops, exactly what they had been working so hard to buy. KHQ’s Gabe Cohen received a package from Kansas City, sent from a man touched by the boys’ efforts. In the package were four laptops, exactly what they had been working so hard to buy.
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SPOKANE, Wash. - Four young brothers in east Spokane have been working a lemonade stand all summer to raise money for school supplies. Someone took notice and sent a gift these four boys never expected.

KHQ's Gabe Cohen received a package from Kansas City, sent from a man touched by the boys' efforts. In the package were four laptops, exactly what they had been working so hard to buy.

When Gabe emailed the man that sent the computers, he responded, “The story isn't about me. I'd prefer to remain anonymous.”

After opening the laptops, Aziz Moltafet said “Thank you so much, and tell this man who sent the computer thank you from us and tell him God bless him.”

Moltafet says receiving these laptops has made him even more excited about school starting.

The boys, who are originally from Afghanistan, immigrated with their mother two years ago from Russia. They ended up there after wars in the Middle East drove them from place to place. When they arrived in Spokane, they had next to nothing to their name and have been working the lemonade stand everyday to save up enough money. Their goal was to buy laptops, but thanks to a generous donor they now have the school supplies they need.
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