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9-Year-Old Entrepreneur Opens A Coffee Shop That Employs People with Special Needs

At birth, Camden Myers suffered a traumatic brain injury and as a result has experienced some developmental and social challenges during his short nine years of life. His own personal challenges coupled with his entrepreneurial spirit led him to create “Cam’s Coffee Creations,” a coffee shop business with a goal of hiring and training people with special needs. 

Originally operating as a “pop up shop” style business while also selling products online, Cam’s Coffee Creations recently had a grand opening to now be permanently located inside of the Green Tree Community Center in his hometown of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. “With the right support, kids and teens and individuals with special needs really can accomplish anything, and so today is basically our mission, our vision in action,” said Latasha Lewis, Cam’s mother at the grand opening ceremony.

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