BEVERLY (CBS) – A North Shore park was rededicated was rededicated Friday In honor Pete Frates, who has turned his battle with ALS into a mission to fund a cure.

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Pete’s Park in Beverly. (WBZ-TV)

A ceremony was held to mark the opening celebration for “Pete’s Park” in Beverly, decked out in the colors of his alma mater, Boston College.

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Pete’s Park in Beverly. (WBZ-TV)

Volunteers raised money to transform the park into an inclusive play area for kids of all abilities.

Frates was on hand for the celebration along with Gov. Charlie Baker and members of the Red Sox organization.

pete1 A Place For All: Beverly Park Rededicated In Honor Of ALS Pioneer Pete Frates

Pete’s Park in Beverly. (WBZ-TV)

The 4th annual Pete Frates 5k will be held this Sunday.

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