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Charitable Woman Gets a High 5

Charitable Woman Gets a High 5

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(KSL News) Giving time to one charity isn't enough for Shelly Tripp.

Shelly works with The Christmas Box program, helps bring Russian orphans to Utah, and travels to Kenya, Africa to improve conditions there. For that, we decided Shelly needed a rest and a High 5.

Her co-workers nominated her for the example of service that she sets. Max Thompson of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage said, "Shelly is a superstar. What she does, the willingness of herself, her time, her energy, to make life better for other people, is unbelievable."

Shelly told us, "I learned how to be happy is to forget yourself and do something for someone else. I found a lot of love in that. As a child I went through a lot of really hard things. I decided I would take those things and make them my strengths, and help others feel loved."

As a thank you, Shelly got a KSL goodie bag complete with gift certificates to Dairy Queen.

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