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Foxboro High field dedicated to Sam Berns. (WBZ-TV)

Foxboro High School Athletic Field Dedicated To Sam Berns

It was six years in the making, but the first artificial turf playing field in Foxboro is now a reality.

06/12/2014

One thousand paper cranes hang from the ceiling leading to Foxboro High's cafeteria in honor of the late Sam Berns. (Kim Tunnicliffe/WBZ)

Foxboro High Remembers Sam Berns With 1K Paper Cranes

The teenager, who passed away in January from progeria, a rapid aging disease, has been commemorated in the form of brightly colored paper cranes.

02/03/2014

Robert Kraft arrives at the funeral for Sam Berns. (WBZ-TV)

Funeral Held For Inspirational Foxboro Teen With Aging Disorder

A Foxborough teenager whose battle with a rare genetic condition that accelerates the aging process inspired professional athletes and spurred medical research has been laid to rest.

01/14/2014

Sam Berns with Patriots owner Robert Kraft. (Photo from New England Patriots)

Foxboro Teenager Sam Berns Dies After Long Battle With Rare Disease

A Foxboro teenager, whose battle with a rare disease gained national attention and was the basis of a documentary, has passed away.

01/11/2014

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