Heart of gold

Holly Monteith with Mum Ellen

Holly Monteith with Mum Ellen

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When asked what they want for their birthday most little girls would usually choose a new toy or something pink – but not Holly Monteith.

The caring Prestonpans youngster shocked her mother when she refused a party or any presents for 
her upcoming sixth birthday, instead wanting to give all the cash to charity.

The primary two pupil had recently watched a news programme about famine in Africa and decided she “wanted to do something about it”.

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