Not just a park bench: Seniors week event prescribes actual conversation

By Carolyn Webb
October 2 2016 - 3:00pm
Hello, stranger: Claire Dixon, right, with Valerie Mills, who she met on a train after her phone died, inspiring the Talking Park Bench program. Photo: Eddie Jim
Hello, stranger: Claire Dixon, right, with Valerie Mills, who she met on a train after her phone died, inspiring the Talking Park Bench program. Photo: Eddie Jim

When you talk to a stranger on a park bench, anything can happen, from a pleasant time-passer to the start of a lifelong friendship.

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