WellesleyWeston Magazine

FALL 2018

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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ously took to the stage on vocals when the Flutie Brother's band performed "Sweet Home Alabama." What's Next? To keep Will engaged productively in society, and to help pay his mortgage, Will and Liz are looking for part-time employment opportunities for Will on Mondays through Fridays. The mother and son are deeply appreciative of the community support they receive and remain cau- tiously optimistic despite obstacles and fears. "Woe is me" is not a refrain you will hear from this mother or son. Will and Liz attend Super Bowl 2018 Excerpt from Liz's Facebook page speaks volumes "The day after the game, Will and I wandered around the Mall of America until our flight. I was proud of him as he congratu- lated the many Eagles fans we passed, especially the little kids! When I came out of a store, Will was chatting with a gentle- man also in a wheelchair named Wayne. Wayne was in his Eagles shirt, William in his Patriots one. As we talked, we learned Wayne has terminal cancer, and his dying wish was to see the Eagles win. I can honestly say I am glad the Eagles won (and I know Will is too). Seeing the happiness on Wayne's face and knowing his wish came true was the way our trip needed to conclude. Life is all about perspective!" 93 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | f a l l 2 0 1 8

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