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This Muslim Schoolboy Is Youngest Person on New Year Honours List

He is just 13 but has now become the youngest to be recognized with New Year Honours.

Ibrahim Yousaf, known as ‘Ibby’, attained this feat in recognition of his efforts to raise thousands of pounds for charity, Manchester Evening News reported.

He spends much of his free time to raise money for eleven different charities in his home town of Oldham.

The young Muslim suffers a serious health condition that requires frequent visits to Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.

He usually rallies fundraising efforts via his Twitter account @sugs75, finding sponsors and organizing bake sales, and also donates all the money he gets given for his birthday, pocket money or `Eid.

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“He didn’t celebrate his 13th birthday,” said his mum Sugs.

“He didn’t want to – he said, rather than have a party or get presents, he wanted to donate everything to charities.

“That’s the sort of young man he is.”

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Even my car is crying tears of joy! Thank you for all the kind words and absolutely wonderful messages! Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine this would ever happen to me. I know my grandparents would be really proud, they wouldn’t understand what was going on, or what it means but they would be proud none the less. I just know it ! Little old rice farmers family in the middle of nowhere with a grand daughter with an MBE ! Who would have thought it?! I wish they were alive to enjoy this moment with us! I have had an exhilarating and exciting few years and I have done weird, wonderful and scary things. Long may it continue. Thanks to all the people who have supported me and believed in me and just made it all just a little bit easier. For all the love. For believing in me. Thank you ! #ThankYou #Grateful #FeelingProud

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Young Ibby is not the only Muslim to be included in the new year honors this year.

Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain, 35, has also been awarded an MBE for her services to cookery, four years after winning the baking competition, Metro reported.

Hussain, a second-generation British Bangladeshi Muslim mother, won the popular tv series in 2015.

Since winning Bake Off, Hussain has appeared in her own series, The Chronicles Of Nadiya.

She is set to launch her new BBC TV show, Nadiya’s British Food Adventure, on 17 July and will release a book of the same name alongside it.

Hussain will also host the BBC Two series The Big Family Cooking Showdown with Zoe Ball and judges Rosemary Shrager and Giorgio Locatelli this autumn.