Local man shares how Best Buddies changed his life
LEXINGTON, Mass. (WHDH) — 7News spoke with a buddy from Best Buddies about how being part of the program has changed his life.
Kyle Plunkett recently started a new job at the Biotech Company Shire in Lexington, where he said his job involves being a manager for patients. Plunkett, who has a rare condition called Hunter Syndrome, got the job through Best Buddies.
Best Buddies was started by Anthony Shriver as a way for people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities find employment and build friendships. Plunkett joins thousands of buddies who have found at companies around the world; 150 of them are in Massachusetts.Read the full article