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June 17, 1994 | JEFF SCHNAUFER
They are an unlikely pair--an 8-year-old African-American boy with cerebral palsy and a 68-year-old white woman who wants to be his legal mother. But she has raised the boy since just after his birth and they are close. And, now, one of the things that brings Robbie Wasdon and Anita Boyance closest together has been taken from them--Boyance's 1985 bronze Toyota minivan. The van was stolen Wednesday in front of Boyance's Reseda apartment complex in the 19300 block of Wyandotte Street.
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February 7, 2001 | NOAKI SCHWARTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The fares blur after 15 years of driving a cab. But as he takes a final drag on a predawn cigarette, Stan Gilweit has one fare he looks forward to. For eight years, Gilweit has been spending about four hours every day transporting Sean Matthew Putnam, an 11-year-old South Pasadena boy who uses a wheelchair, to school and physical therapy. Over thousands of miles, the divorced cabbie and the cerebral palsy patient have formed an unlikely friendship. Gilweit takes Sean to school at 7:45 a.m.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 7, 2001 | NOAKI SCHWARTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The fares blur after 15 years of driving a cab. But as he takes a final drag on a predawn cigarette, Stan Gilweit has one fare he looks forward to. For eight years, Gilweit has been spending about four hours every day transporting Sean Matthew Putnam, an 11-year-old South Pasadena boy who uses a wheelchair, to school and physical therapy. Over thousands of miles, the divorced cabbie and the cerebral palsy patient have formed an unlikely friendship. Gilweit takes Sean to school at 7:45 a.m.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 17, 1994 | JEFF SCHNAUFER
They are an unlikely pair--an 8-year-old African-American boy with cerebral palsy and a 68-year-old white woman who wants to be his legal mother. But she has raised the boy since just after his birth and they are close. And, now, one of the things that brings Robbie Wasdon and Anita Boyance closest together has been taken from them--Boyance's 1985 bronze Toyota minivan. The van was stolen Wednesday in front of Boyance's Reseda apartment complex in the 19300 block of Wyandotte Street.
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