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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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144 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | s p r i n g 2 0 1 4 Jake, tell us what happened the night of the break-in. I was out trying to get some stuff I could fence. I had to pay back some guys money I owed them and I knew how to get into the Parkers' house. I just did it. I thought it would be easy to get in and out. the seven people seated in a circle in a room with bare walls are actors but the story is real. "Jake," a teenager, broke into and robbed the home of his friend, "Meghan." The family he betrayed is still hurt, angry, but they agreed to speak with him, face-to-face, as par- ticipants in a process called restorative justice that offers first-time offenders a chance to right M E D I A B A K E R Y volunteering community service helping out doing our part contributions neighbor to neighbor philanthropy A Community-Police Partnership Comes to Wellesley J A N E T M E N D E L S O H N writer good works 144-153_WWMa14_good works_C4RJ_v2_WellesleyWeston Magzine 2/2/14 12:48 PM Page 144

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