January 21, 2021
By: Suzanne Pollock
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A local eight-year-old is no stranger to doing good deeds and for getting local and attention attention. Cavanaugh Bell of Gaithersburg received the spotlight treatment during Wednesday night’s “Celebrating America” television inauguration event.
Bell told a large national television audience, “I spread positivity to inspire others to change the world.” He has distributed 138 care package to seniors citizens. “They mean more to us than anything else,” he declared, adding, “That’s why love wins,” he said.
The prime time special also featured celebrities including Hamilton composer Lin-Manuel Miranda and musicians Jon Bon Jovi, Ant Clemons, Foo Fighters, John Legend, Demi Lovato, Bruce Springsteen and Justin Timberlake, who the young man introduced.
Bell, who started a food pantry and delivered a truck full of supplies to the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, attends Spark Matsunaga Elementary School in Germantown.
Watch here to view his appearance.