Friday, October 11, 2013

Perfect Pass


New England Patriots linebacker Dane Fletcher tosses an autographed football with Ario Nour, 10, in the Ellison 18 playroom. Fletcher visited MassGeneral Hospital for Children’s inpatient units Oct. 8 as part of the Patriots Charitable Foundation’s Celebrate Volunteerism initiative, which aims to recognize deserving volunteers and inspire Patriots fans to become lifelong volunteers. Ario, a former patient at the Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center, was selected in 2011 as one of the MGH Cancer Center’s the one hundred honorees for his work teaching other children how to receive proton therapy without the use of anesthesia.

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