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A brother and sister from AllenCounty are receiving a state wide honor today.

16 year-old Mamie and 15 year-old Roger Hughes have been chosen as this year's "Rising Up Moving On" award winners from the Public Children Services Association of Ohio.

They are receiving their award in Columbus at the statewide conference.

Mamie and Roger were removed from a home that contained prostitution and drugs- and have gone through 11 different placements in 9 years.

They are now in a stable home with Pastor Robert and Barb King in Spencerville.