Community rallies around 10-year-old lemonade vender robbed by armed 12-year-old

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Anthony Sanders

Melanie Gillespie, WJAC-TV

JOHNSTOWN, Penn. (WJAC) - A Johnstown, Pennsylvania boy has been honored with an entrepreneurship award from Saint Francis University for starting up his own lemonade stand.

Business was thriving for 10-year-old Anthony Sanders earlier this summer.

He had a goal to raise at least $500 and is well on his way, but on July 29, another boy, 12, came up and stole $30 from Sanders and threatened him with a BB gun.

The story gave SFU the idea to put a positive spin on Sanders' start-up business.

"We wanted the community to rise up above commerce and crime and say, hey Anthony, this is an amazing story. This is the spirit of entrepreneurship," Randy Frye with Saint Francis University said.

Read more at WJAC.com.

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