Shining lights

TODAY we celebrate Suffolk's younger generation.For this one day we are casting away the images of hoodie-wearing hooligans, crime, intimidation and nuisance, in order to celebrate the unsung young heroes and heroines in our county.

By Tracey Sparling

TODAY we celebrate Suffolk's younger generation.

For this one day we are casting away the images of hoodie-wearing hooligans, crime, intimidation and nuisance, in order to celebrate the unsung young heroes and heroines in our county.

They are not all perfect, faultless individuals but then who is? What is for sure is that they are on the right track in life, and are shining lights for the future.


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Today on every editorial page we bring you an inspiring, enterprising or talented individual.

They range from soldiers returning from battle in Afghanistan to a nine-year-old who dialled 999 when his mum was racked by chest pains. Then there's the Felixstowe teenager who's overcoming ADHD to pursue his singing dream, and the 18-year-old girl who fled her African homeland to build a better life for herself and her little sister.

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We hope these 'good news' stories will open the eyes, and the hearts, of anyone who doubts our future generation.

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