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Kraft happy to write $500K check

Patriots owner's pledge to match funds raised for progeria research after meeting local teen appears close to happening

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Posted: Friday, October 25, 2013 2:33 am

FOXBORO - It looks like New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will be writing a half-million dollar check to the Progeria Research Foundation, and he couldn't be more pleased.

Kraft had pledged up to $500,000 in matching funds to the foundation after meeting Foxboro High School junior Sam Berns, who lives with progeria, a rare, premature aging disease for which there is no cure, and watching a documentary that chronicled Sam's approach to life.

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1 comment:

  • splumb posted at 6:31 pm on Fri, Oct 25, 2013.

    splumb Posts: 526

    I fall in love with this kid every time I see his picture. What a blessing to his family, and society!