Elijah Lee from Roanoke Rapids is featured in the latest issue of People Magazine.
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Over a year ago, Lee went to the Roanoke Rapids police station to take out permits for a march against child abuse he was organizing. He has also worked to raise thousands of dollars for Halifax Regional Medical Center to create a pediatric safe room as part of his mission.
In November, Lee's activism caught the attention of Marvel. He has been featured on Marvel's Hero Project series on Disney+ which created an episode about Lee and a comic in his image.
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The new article in People highlights Lee and other Hero Project kids for the impact they're making on the world.