Village People: Elizabeth Burnett Goes On A Climate Strike

Sunday, September 22, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Elizabeth Burnett, of Maywood, during Friday’s Global Climate Strike. | Michael Romain

On Sept. 20, millions of young people around the world participated in the Global Climate Strike — what “may be remembered as the largest global demonstration ever in the fight against climate change,” according to Vox.

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Proviso West Football Player Born With No Arms Lights Up The Field With His Heart

Thursday, September 5, 2019 || By Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Tim Bannon, 14, was born without arms, but that hasn’t stopped him from competing on the football field and in a triathlon. | Shanel Romain

Tim Bannon, a 14-year-old Proviso West High School freshman, doesn’t want or need your sympathy or stares or sentimental statements about how inspiring he is, although he knows that he’ll get those responses. And that’s OK. Tim’s going to do what he wants regardless of how people respond to him.

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The Real Unsung Heroes? Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Bernice Mosey poses for a photograph with some of her grandchildren outside of her Maywood home. | Shanel Romain

Aleatra Jackson, 59, described with reverence the moment her grandson, Zion, 14, came into her home permanently.  

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