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Bieber stages concert at low-income Vegas school

Justin Bieber sings during a taping of "Christmas in Washington," at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC, December 11, 2011. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

LAS VEGAS - One girl says she "almost exploded" with excitement when Justin Bieber performed a concert at her school, and another vows she'll never wash her hand after he touched it.

The 17-year-old teen pop sensation's private concert Friday at low-income Whitney Elementary School was filmed for an episode of "The Ellen Degeneres Show" and came after Bieber promised students a $100,000 donation.

The school has gained publicity for services it offers needy families. It appeared in a September episode of "Ellen" that highlighted how the school provides a food pantry, clothes closet, free haircuts and literacy training for students' families.

Bieber spreading holiday cheer to needy pupils in Las Vegas

In addition to the cash, Principal Sherrie Gahn says a truckload of Christmas presents valued at $100,000 from Bieber was distributed among the school's 650 students Friday.

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