12 Stories That Inspired Us In 2012
Here are 12 stories we published in 2012 about Tewksbury residents inspiring others and making a difference in the lives of their friends and neighbors.
Tewksbury is blessed to be chock full of men, women and children willing to give of their time, energy and money to make life better for those around them.
The community also has more than its share of people who have earned our respect through their tenacity and heart as they battle adversity to achieve their goals.
Here are 12 stories that inspired us in 2012.
They Say 'She Can't,' But She Says 'Why Not?'
Gina Utegg has battled traumatic brain injury, PTSD and breast cancer. Next up is the Pan Mass Challenge.
Three Eagles Scouts in Salvo Family
A handful of cub scouts will go on to achieve Eagle Scout. The Salvo family can boast that all three boys have reached that goal.
Volunteering is a Family Affair for the Frisellas
11-year-old Tewksbury resident Giovanna Frisella leads her family to volunteer.
Hadden Family Will Give Hair Today For A Cure Tomorrow
Father, son and nephew will have their heads shaved as part of the Kids Cancer Buzz-Off.
Tewksbury Police Officers To Visit Boy With Cancer
More than 40 police departments left the Burlington Mall this morning to deliver cards to 6-year-old Nathan Norman in Rustburg, Virginia.
Cancer Survivor Making The Most of Life, Making a Difference
Susan Appleby gets state to recognize November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month.
Tewksbury PMC Cyclists Share Their Reasons For Riding
Tewksbury Cyclists Take Their Battle Against Cancer to the Streets: Part 2
Tewksbury Cyclists Take Their Battle Against Cancer to the Streets: Part 3
Although their reasons vary, Tewksbury cyclists are committed to raising money to find a cure for cancer by riding in the Pan Mass Challenge.
Tewksbury Native Receives Home Makeover From High School Classmates
Tewksbury High School alumni secretly organized and planned a surprise for a classmate undergoing surgery for Breast Cancer.
Fenway Dreams Come True for Tewksbury Challenger Team
Tewksbury's Challenger League baseball team enjoyed a magical baseball experience at Fenway Park with Red Sox hitting coach Dave Magadan.
Tewksbury High Alum Scott Oberg Drafted By Colorado Rockies
Former Redmen, UConn star pitcher overcomes arthritis, 'Tommy John' surgery to achieve a lifelong dream.