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BBQ benefit helps young girl and family

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)- An Arkansas State University sorority helps a high school girl by selling barbeque plates.

Thursday members of the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority filled plates with food from Strawberry's Barbeque to help Westside High School junior Katie Nelson.  Nelson was diagnosed last year with AVM, which is an abnormal and dangerous collection of blood vessels in the brain that is very susceptible to hemorrhaging. 

The plates included pork steak, scalloped potatoes, baked beans, and slaw.  The sorority's goal was to sell 1,200 plates of food and all of the proceeds raised will benefit Katie Nelson and her family.

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