Abbot alumna inspires and educates through radio show
Episode #1356
May 12th, 2021
Living With Purpose
During his abbreviated 22-year life, Graham Gardner was unable to speak or to walk on his own, yet he forged meaningful relationships wherever he went. His cerebral palsy forced him to rely on other people — sometimes complete strangers — for absolutely everything, yet he accepted his reality, lived in the present moment, reveled in relationships, and exuded radiance around him. His parents and his community of friends, caregivers, schoolmates and campmates were transformed by his zest for life, his sense of humor and his grace under adversity. His father, Dr. Steven Gardner, shares the many transformative opportunities and expressions of love that Graham and his parents experienced throughout his short life. Dr Gardner is a winner of the Harvard Medical School Humanism in Medicine Award and past Medical Director of the Massachusetts Special Olympics.
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