105% Raised of $5,000 Goal
Brigham and Women’s philosophy melds with my own in three important ways:
1. As a person with aortic stenosis I’m indebted to the medical community of Boston, who have helped me get to a point where I can safely train and compete in the Boston Marathon.
2. I am a proud 28-year-old product of Lawrence, MA, and although I am not a victim of poverty, my city has shown me that it is a reality to never be forgotten. And for this reason, I am encouraged by the way B&W is addressing domestic violence, as it is both a cause and an effect of poverty:
3. Finally, as I am finishing my master’s degree at Salem State University for teaching, I am most impressed with their efforts to strengthen the young minds of Boston’s future:
Because helping people whose circumstances have rendered them helpless is a noble thing, but helping people to change their circumstances is a reason to train for a marathon
Thank-you for helping me to run the Boston Marathon,
while also helping Team Brigham
in supporting these vital community health issues.
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