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15-Year-Old Innovator Named 'Kid Of The Year' By Time Magazine

 Gitanjali Rao on the cover of Time Magazine.
Gitanjali Rao on the cover of Time Magazine.

Scientist and inventor Gitanjali Rao is Time Magazine’s first-ever “Kid of the Year.” The 15 year old was chosen from a list of thousands of other amazing kids who are working to change the world.

The honor is in recognition of Rao’s commitment to creating scientific solutions — which includes a tool that detects lead in water.

 

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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