WORCESTER (CBS) – Worcester Polytechnic Institute introduced the newest member of its football team on Wednesday night.
Thirteen-year-old Keegan Concannon, a Hudson resident, joined the Engineers through Team IMPACT.READ MORE: Pop-Up Clinic Held In Mattapan, Where COVID Vaccination Rate Remains Low
Keegan is battling an immune deficiency.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
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“It’s simply amazing that Team IMPACT and you guys all have jumped in to help participate in Keegan’s future,” Laura Concannon said during the event. “He just has a whole new look on life and we are so thankful.”