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Teenager wins award for app to help solo commuters feel safer

Medha Gupta's app impressed judges of the Congressional App Challenge, who chose her as the winner for Virginia's 10th District.


MEDHA Gupta sometimes felt uneasy making the 20-minute walk to her home from the corner where the school bus dropped her off in Herndon, Virginia, especially during the colder months when it would get dark early.

Her mother had a suggestion: write an app. Divya Gupta was...

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