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CNN Hero visits ECU

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GREENVILLE, N.C. -
A CNN hero visits Eastern North Carolina to inspire a younger generation.

Robin Emmons visited ECU honors college students to discuss her life's mission helping others.

She was named a hero by the news network for growing 26,000 pounds of produce to feed Charlotte residents who lack access to healthy food.

Emmons says she hopes to encourage these students to help others.

"I hope they'll gain inspiration and recognize problems that persist directly here in the community where they are studying and learning and hope they'll be inspired to action to help alleviate some of those issues particularly around food insecurity, food hunger and food deserts," Emmons said.

For more information on Emmons, click here.
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