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Washburn Tech gifts a Kansas mother with a recycled ride


December 9, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Washburn Tech Institute's Recycled Rides program has granted a Kansas mother the gift of a lifetime.

Kayla Hupp is the beneficiary of the program's 25th vehicle, according to The Topeka Capital-Journal .

Recycled Rides partners auto service students with professional mentors in the community to refurbish cars. The cars are then awarded to people in need.

Hupp fought back tears as WTI students revealed the shiny minivan.

Washburn was the first to give away a refurbished car as part of the National Auto Body Council program. WTI has given away more vehicles than any of t...

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