February 18, 2013

Patriot Ledger: Teenage rescuer from Quincy honored by U.S. Senate, city

QUINCY - Ten days ago, right after the blizzard, teenager Dylan Hughes rescued a 103-year-old neighbor from her cold, dark Quincy home.

Now U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is praising the Thayer Academy junior as an example of "the best we can be."

Warren visited Quincy City Hall on Monday afternoon to honor Hughes with a senatorial commendation and an American flag that was flown over the U.S. Capitol Monday morning.

"Dylan represents the best in all of us," Warren said. "The difference is that he saw the opportunity and jumped in and saved a life."

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