Teen Decides Not To Keep Money from Auctioning His 230-Lb. Hog, Instead Raises $11,000 for St. Jude


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The Medina County Fair is a summer highlight for folks living in the Ohio region, with crowds flocking to the annual event for fun, food, livestock auctions and unforgettable community memories.

This year’s fair proved to be particularly memorable for a set of three brothers who participated in the Medina County junior fair livestock auction with their hogs.

According to The Medina Gazette, Austin and Logan Letner have a tradition of raising one of their hogs with the intent of giving all the proceeds to charity.

“Our parents asked us one day if we wanted to donate the pig or keep the money. And we, of course, said donate it,” Austin Letner, 14, told the Gazette. “We thought about it for a bit, which charity we wanted to give it to, and we really liked St. Jude.”

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In 2018, Austin’s brother Logan raised $1500

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