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Beloved Virginia high school student Jabari Jefferson died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Nov. 8, according to a GoFundMe. He was 17.

Jefferson was a junior at LC Bird High School in Chesterfield, where he was a proud member of the swim team, fundraiser organizer, Valerie Scott wrote.

"Jabari was a light to all who had the pleasure of knowing him," she added.

"His optimism and positivity made him special."

He was also remembered as a "brave kid" who could "brighten anyone’s day."

The GoFundMe had raised more than $6,000 as of Thursday, Nov. 24.

He is survived by his mom, sister, brother, grandparents, and many other loved ones, according to his obituary.

Funeral services were held on Monday, Nov. 21 at Mt. Gilead Full Gospel Ministries.

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Idina Menzel, Who Voices Elsa In 'Frozen,' Reads To Students At Hanover Elementary School

Actress Idina Menzel visited a Connecticut elementary school last week to read to the children.

Menzel, who is known for her roles on Broadway and for voicing the character Elsa in Disney's "Frozen," visited Hanover Elementary School in the New Haven County city of Meriden on Friday, Dec. 2, with her sister Cara Mentzel.

According to Assistant Principal Orlando Valentin Jr., the sisters read their new book to the students.

"They read their new book 'Loud Mouse', answered questions and of course Idina didn’t leave without singing 'Let It Go,'" Valentin Jr. said.

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