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Little boy,Large cause

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It’s all the media’s fault — nowadays, one vacation every summer is not enough. A family has to visit at least three destinations to get a sense of having gotten away from it all. Interestingly, the loudest clamour for multiple vacations comes from the smallest members of the family — children.

So, 11-year-old Prithvi hopping from one city to another and staying at star hotels with his parents may not come as a surprise. Quite a number of eyebrows goes up when people learn the ambition behind Prithvi’s city-hopping.

Prithvi did not pester his dad Raghu for an extended vacation, but wanted to be taken to a few cities so he could raise funds for less fortunate children. How? The Hyderabad-based Prithvi is a DJ, honoured by U.K.-based World Record Academy for his effort at Katriya Hotel in Hyderabad on June 18, 2008. The boy played non-stop for three hours and five minutes, mixing over 100 songs.

“From the Internet, I found out that somebody in the U.K. became a professional DJ at eight. Pr…