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       A 9-year-old girl in New Mexico has raised more than $500 for her little brother who needs heart surgery in Houston, Texas this July.

          Addison Witulski's grandmother Kim Allred said Addison probably overheard a conversation between family members talking about the funds needed to get her little brother to treatment.“I guess she overheard her grandfather and me talking about how we're worried about how we're going to get to Houston for my grandson's heart surgery,” said Allred.“She decided to go outside and have a lemonade stand and make some drawings and pictures and sell them.”

           That's when Addison and her friends Erika and Emily Borden decided to sell lemonade for 50 cents a cup and sell pictures for 25 cents each.Before Allred knew it,New Mexico State Police Officers were among the many stopping by helping them reach a total of $568.The family turned to social media expressing their gratitude saying,“From the bottom of our hearts,we would like to deeply thank each and every person that stopped by!”

Questions 1 and 2 are based on the news report you have just heard.

  1. Who did Addison raise money for?

         A) Her grandfather.                                    C) Her friend Erika.

   B) Her grandmother.                                 D) Her little brother.

 

2. How did Addison raise money?

         A) By taking pictures for passers-by.             C) By working part time at a hospital.

                    为路人拍照。                                       在医院做兼职

  B) By selling lemonade and pictures.            D) By asking for help on social media.

                     通过卖柠檬水和画。                   在社交媒体上寻求帮助。

 

A 9-year-old girl in New Mexico has raised more than $500 for her little brother who needs heart surgery in Houston, Texas this July.

今年7月,新墨西哥州一名9岁的小女孩为她需要在德克萨斯州休斯顿进行心脏手术的弟弟筹集了500多美元。

Addison Witulski's grandmother Kim Allred said Addison probably overheard a conversation between family members talking about the funds needed to get her little brother to treatment.

Addison Witulski的祖母Kim Allred说Addison可能听到了家庭成员之间的对话,讨论了让她的小弟弟接受治疗所需的资金。

“I guess she overheard her grandfather and me talking about how we're worried about how we're going to get to Houston for my grandson's heart surgery,” said Allred.

奥尔雷德说:“我猜她是无意中听到我和她爷爷谈论我们如何担心如何去休斯顿接受我孙子的心脏手术。”

She decided to go outside and have a lemonade stand and make some drawings and pictures and sell them.

“她决定出去摆摊卖柠檬水,画一些画来卖。”

That's when Addison and her friends Erika and Emily Borden decided to sell lemonade for 50 cents a cup and sell pictures for 25 cents each.

就在那时,Addison和她的朋友Erika和Emily Borden决定以50美分一杯的柠檬水和25美分一张的图片来卖柠檬水。

Before Allred knew it,New Mexico State Police Officers were among the many stopping by helping them reach a total of $568.

在奥瑞德知道这件事之前,新墨西哥州的警察也在其中,帮他们拿到了总共568美元。

The family turned to social media expressing their gratitude saying,“From the bottom of our hearts,we would like to deeply thank each and every person that stopped by!”

这家人在社交媒体上表达了他们的感激之情:“从心底里,我们深深地感谢每一个路过的人!”

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