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Boy bonds with elders delivering apple pies to residents of Haverhill nursing home.

By Alex Lippa - The Haverhill Gazette

Apple pie has made a whole new set of friends for Justin Frasca.

Every Sunday, the 10-year-old Haverhill boy helps deliver pie to about 25 residents of the Hannah Duston Healthcare Center on Monument Street.

"It's something I just really like to do," he said.

Justin, a fourth-grader at Pentucket Lake Elementary School, started delivering pies in February when his grandfather Joe was a patient at the nursing home.

When Justin was visiting him one Sunday, he noticed that one resident's daughter was baking apple pies for the residents.

He asked if he could help deliver the pies and he enjoyed the experience so much that he's done it every week that he's been available to do so.

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