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Brooklyn, New York: Tamagotchi, a Japanese keychain-sized virtual pet simulation game and toy company, recently announced that 17 year old Garifuna American girl Francesca Cheney garnered enough votes to be named the winner of its Tamagotchi L.I.F.E. Hometown Hero Award. This award pays tribute to young people who are changing their communities through passion and dedication. As a result, Francesca Chaney is also the recipient of a $5,000 check that will go to her non-profit organization, G.A.I.N. (Girls Advocating and Innovating The Nation).