Zain Abbas

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Zain Abbas lives in Ohio and was born 2009.

  • Zain likes playing tennis, reading graphic novels, drawing cartoons, and playing with his dog Lulu.
  • He loves the performing arts and would like to become an actor.
  • His favorite musicals are “Hamilton,” “13,” “Oliver,” and “The Lion King.”
  • In 2021, Cleveland Magazine named Zain one of their "Most Interesting People" in Cleveland.

“I would like to connect with others in my community through hearing and telling their stories.”

Zain Abbas

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A Book Bank for Kids

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October 24th, 2022

In Cleveland, Ohio, a unique program gets free books into the hands of young readers.

High School Students Dazzle

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May 31st, 2022

An annual awards ceremony in Northeastern Ohio celebrates high school musical theater. 

Artists Work “Side by Side”

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March 31st, 2022

A father and daughter from Lakewood, Ohio, get a chance to showcase their art together. 

Telling Stories Through Photographs

Zain Abbas

February 15th, 2022

Angelo Merendino sees photography as “a great conversation” between two people.

Clifford Hits the Big Screen

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November 10th, 2021

The beloved picture book character created by Norman Bridwell is brought to life by Paramount Pictures. 

Nageotte Vaults to Olympic Gold in Tokyo

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October 28th, 2021

Champion pole vaulter Katie Nageott made her hometown of Olmsted Falls, Ohio, proud this summer. 

Ice Cream Entrepreneur Shares Sweet Story of Success

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August 26th, 2021

After taking a big risk, the Mitchell brothers of Cleveland, Ohio, are happy owners of several ice cream shops that bear their name. 

Losing a Family Member to COVID-19

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May 7th, 2021

During the coronavirus pandemic, many children have had to cope with the loss of a loved one. 

Chasing Dreams With a Broadway Star

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March 2nd, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with Broadway star and fellow Ohioan Rory O’Malley.  

A Student on a Mission

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January 25th, 2021

An Ohio student provides comfort to people experiencing homelessness by organizing an annual sock drive and bringing his community together. 

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