We hear it every day from people who are concerned about what's happening to the environment: "What can I do? I'm just one person!"
What if you were just one 8-year-old boy?
Luckily, that didn't stop Cole Rasenberger from taking on one of the world's largest fast food chains over it's packaging.
Hear all about Cole's story, including how he rallied other kids at his school to join him in challenging KFC, in the second episode of The Good Stuff—our new monthly podcast series.
Once you've heard Cole's story, let us know what you think by adding a comment to the post on our website. And keep up the nominations for future podcasts in the series by submitting your great ideas. Just look for the "Suggest a Story!" link on our website.
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