December 2018

 
Justen Ling, 7, of Natick, roller skates on the rink at Roller Kingdom in Hudson on Dec. 15, 2018.

Justen Ling, 7, of Natick, roller skates on the rink at Roller Kingdom in Hudson on Dec. 15, 2018.

(Left) Wayland juniors Laura Foley and Isabella Arenas, freshman Sammy Johnson and senior Sam Neuman cheer for their teammates from the bench during the game against Lincoln-Sudbury in Wayland on Dec. 11, 2018. (Right) Emily McCue holds up Jack McCue, 2, both of Waltham, as he watches the game against Newton at Veterans Rink in Waltham on Dec. 10, 2018.

(Left) Wayland juniors Laura Foley and Isabella Arenas, freshman Sammy Johnson and senior Sam Neuman cheer for their teammates from the bench during the game against Lincoln-Sudbury in Wayland on Dec. 11, 2018. (Right) Emily McCue holds up Jack McCue, 2, both of Waltham, as he watches the game against Newton at Veterans Rink in Waltham on Dec. 10, 2018.

Peter Lovis, owner of the Concord Cheese Shop, rolls out the 400-pound wheel of Italian Crucolo Cheese during the 2018 Crucolo Cheese Parade in Concord on Dec. 6, 2018.

Peter Lovis, owner of the Concord Cheese Shop, rolls out the 400-pound wheel of Italian Crucolo Cheese during the 2018 Crucolo Cheese Parade in Concord on Dec. 6, 2018.

(Left) Senior Amanda Fawell performs "Mamma Mia" as Donna during a dress rehearsal for Mamma Mia at Framingham High School on Dec. 4, 2018. (Right) Sophomore Cassie Quinn, a backstage singer, watches the soundcheck before a dress rehearsal for Mamma Mia.

(Left) Senior Amanda Fawell performs "Mamma Mia" as Donna during a dress rehearsal for Mamma Mia at Framingham High School on Dec. 4, 2018. (Right) Sophomore Cassie Quinn, a backstage singer, watches the soundcheck before a dress rehearsal for Mamma Mia.

After serving four years in prison for drug charges, Cheniel Garcia changed his life. When he became friends with lifetime inmates, Garcia realized he was lucky to have an opportunity for a second chance. He focused on eating less and exercising more, he lost 212 pounds. He joined a barber education program and focused on his faith. Now, four months after being released, Garcia works full-time at the Dream Team Barber Shop and continues to stay clean. "Every day I was in prison, I had to learn something new. I couldn’t let prison shut me down.”

After serving four years in prison for drug charges, Cheniel Garcia changed his life. When he became friends with lifetime inmates, Garcia realized he was lucky to have an opportunity for a second chance. He focused on eating less and exercising more, he lost 212 pounds. He joined a barber education program and focused on his faith. Now, four months after being released, Garcia works full-time at the Dream Team Barber Shop and continues to stay clean. "Every day I was in prison, I had to learn something new. I couldn’t let prison shut me down.”