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Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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While such an epic voyage is certainly ambitious, so is spearheading a nonprofit that includes legal support, plenty of volunteers, and, oh, a couple of retired NASA astronauts on its advisory board. Having that team in place actually gives Harrison more time to focus on her stud- ies in astrophysics and microbiology, plus diving team activities, and everything else college entails. "I get to continue doing important work focused on The Mars Generation but decrease the time commitment and stress on me," she says. Entrepreneurs Everywhere Harrison's achievements are certainly quite impressive. But it's easier than you might think to find college and high school students across Wellesley and Weston who are juggling business and nonprofit ventures with classes and traditional afterschool activities, such as sports, drama, and music. 69 s p r i n g 2 0 1 6 | W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e B A C K G R O U N D B Y N E X U S P L E X U S / D R E A M S T I M E . C O M left to right: "Astronaut Abby" Harrison, Matt Snyder, Kaya Reingold, Sierra Levanto, and Leonora Strobel Eckstein

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