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High school grad holds pizza party for homeless instead of graduation bash

(CNN)Leanne Carrasco ordered 95 pizzas. The high school senior and her friends filled up goody bags and awaited a celebratory crowd. But this was not your typical graduation party. Carrasco didn't want that. Instead, she gave back with a pizza party at a homeless shelter for women and children in Houston, Texas. "Not a lot of people have the same options as me. It's not fair," she told CNN. "There are a lot of people who need help. So I give it."It took her a month to prepareCarrasco had volunteered before, with her family, at the Star of Hope Family Development Center. But this time was different. She enlisted a bunch of her friends and got to work. In the month leading up to the party they collected toothbrushes, toothpaste, hand wipes a ...