Seven-year-old is raising money for a cause close to her heart

Briagolong’s most socially conscious seven-year-old, Emily Wagstaff, pictured with her parents Mark and Candice, has walked 36 kilometres to raise money for Motor Neurone Disease.

Briagolong’s most socially conscious seven-year-old, Emily Wagstaff, pictured with her parents Mark and Candice, has walked 36 kilometres to raise money for Motor Neurone Disease.

EMILY Wagstaff is not your average seven-year-old.

When Emily walks, she walks tall — she walks on air, she walks on sunshine and she hopes to walk all over Motor Neurone Disease.

More socially conscious than someone five times her age, Emily walked 36 kilometres over three weeks to raise money for MND research.

As part of her ‘My mission ... to care’ campaign, Emily hit the tracks around her home of Briagolong, walking a kilometre for every person in the area suffering from MND.

For more read Friday’s Gippsland Times.

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