Monday, May 30, 2011

Candles in the Wind A Tribute to Matteo and His Playground

There were tears and rain, poems and songs, candles and a show of harsh yellow light and clouds on the western horizon at sunset Saturday as Matteo Henderson's friends gathered at Hillcrest Community Park.

Fifty people paid tribute to a special boy who died in March and left behind a playground designed for children of special abilities, with wheelchair ramps and wheelchair-friendly rubberized ground and other features to allow disabled children to play alongside other youngsters.

Read Lance Howlands's Concord Patch article HERE.
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