BOSTON (CBS) – Tania Hardiman was a Thanksgiving volunteer at the Long Island Shelter in Boston on Thursday. Thirteen years ago, she was a guest there.READ MORE: Unvaccinated State Workers Could Lose Jobs With Vaccine Mandate Now In Effect
“What I’ve been given here, I like to give back and I enjoy it so much,” said Hardiman.
It’s people like Tania who have motivated Mayor Menino on a daily basis over the last 20 years.
“We all make mistakes, we have to help people get back on track,” he said.
Menino was greeted on Thursday, his last Thanksgiving as Mayor of Boston, with gratitude as he returned to his annual Thanksgiving tradition of visiting one shelter after another.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Karen Twomey reports