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Marie Caulfield, running today in memory of her nephew Tommy Quinn
I would like to introduce you to a wonderful women, Marie Caulfield. Marie is one of Lauren's (favorite) nurses here at Brigham & Women's Hospital. Along with being an exceptional nurse, Marie will walk into our room with the biggest smile to brighten our day with her great sense of humor. You never know what she is up to. Marie calls Lauren her little sister, (even though I am not old enough to be Marie's mother).
Today is a special day for Marie and her family. Marie will be running the Boston Marathon in memory of her nephew Tommy Quinn. Tommy was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor when he was only 6 years old and fought it for 8 years. He unfortunately passed away in October 2013, at the age of 14.
Marie joins her brother-in-law Tom Quinn (Tommy's dad) in running their 10th year together raising money for the Boston Fire Tommy Quinn Scholarship Fund.
If you are out on the marathon route, be sure to cheer Marie, Tom and the rest of the BFD running team as they make their wasy from Hopkinson to Boston.
Good Luck today, room 927 is so proud of you and your family and friends. Terrible weather, but I know you will have a great time!!