Montana boy skipped pop for a year to win $500

January 2, 2015 4:57 PM

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This photo, taken Dec. 24, 2014, in Livingston, Mont., shows the contract Jonathan Sarisky and his parents signed, which details the terms of Jon's commitment to a year without indulging in a single sugary drink. (AP Photo/Livingston Enterprise, Hunter D'Antuono)

LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) — As people across the United States struggle to stick to their New Year's Resolutions, an 11-year-old Montana boy is offering lessons in self-discipline and delayed gratification after winning a $500 prize from his parents for skipping sugary drinks for a year.

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