WASHINGTON (WJZ) — The volunteer work of a Virginia teen delivering equipment to rural hospitals amid the coronavirus pandemic has now attracted the attention of President Donald Trump.

TJ Kim, a sophomore at Landon School in Bethesda and an aspiring pilot, created Operation Supplies Over the Skies earlier this year as a way to deliver medical supplies to hospitals in Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia while he also gets his training hours in toward his pilot’s license.

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Kim was recently honored at the White House in a ceremony with the president.

He summed it up in one word: amazing.

As of September, Kim has completed 17 missions and delivered 58,000 items to hospitals in need.

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CBS Baltimore Staff

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