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This 11-Year-Old Spreads Kindness Through Art

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Art is so much more than paper, paints, and brushes: it can be used as a form of therapy, or a way to communicate when people can't find the words themselves. When Chelsea lost her grandfather, she started drawing pictures for him to process the loss. Now the 11-year-old is using the lessons she learned through art to help others.

Inspired by Princess Tiana, Chelsea used her savings to launch a foundation that gives art kits to kids in homeless shelters, foster agencies, and hospitals as a way to process their emotions. Tap play on the video above to see how Chelsea continues to use art as a tool to help others heal.

We've partnered with Disney to share how princesses like Tiana have inspired the next generation to spread kindness, bravery, and joy.

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