WellesleyWeston Magazine

FALL 2013

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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volunteering community service helping out doing our part good works contributions neighbor to neighbor More Than Just a Library The Lone Tree Institute expands opportunities for kids in rural Nicaragua C A LV I N H E N N I C K writer COURTESY LONE TREE INSTITUTE philanthropy when Richard Gladstone came to Nicaragua for the first time in the 1980s to visit his daughter Sally, he flew in from London in the winter, and his airline lost his luggage. "So he got off the plane in this sweltering suit, and we had to take him right away to try to buy some clothes," remembers Sally Gladstone, who grew up in Wellesley but has lived in Central America for more than two decades. "We got him some sort of wild, Hawaiian print We l l e s l e y We s t o n M a g a z i n e | f a l l 2 0 1 3 shirt. It was completely out of character for him." Despite the clothes – and his total lack of Spanish skills – Richard Gladstone was determined to be a traveler, not a tourist. He rented a car and explored the Nicaraguan capital of Managua on his own. "He didn't want me to take him around and show him stuff," says Sally Gladstone. "He was quite adventurous." 154 An aspiring artist displays his work during an Advanced Painting course

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