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LI philanthropist, 11, honored by Bank of America

Kyle Orent, a sixth-grader from Northport, has raised

Kyle Orent, a sixth-grader from Northport, has raised more than $100,000 for a nonprofit that provides assistance dogs for disabled children and adults. He was one of five honored as ?local heroes? Thursday night when Bank of America donated $450,000 to LI charities. Photo Credit: handout/handout

For four years, Kyle Orent and his fundraising lemonade stand have been a familiar sight around his hometown of Northport. He's the cute kid philanthropist who managed to squeeze tens of thousands of dollars in charitable donations from thirsty folks who needed an ice-cold drink.

Beginning at age 7, Kyle took his stand to local sports games and the annual Cow Harbor Race. He didn't charge...

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