A stranger's mural raises money for woman waiting for double-lung transplant
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A stranger’s mural raises money for woman waiting for double-lung transplant

Artist Andrew Walton helps patient Meghann Palmer with a mural about Woodstock’s lost Island Park Cassidy Chisholm · CBC News · Posted: Jul 26, 2019 7:00 AM AT | Last Updated: 9 hours ago Although Andrew Walton is a complete stranger to Meghann Palmer, he knew he wanted to do something to help her. (Cassidy Chisholm/CBC) With some cans of spray paint and a blank canvas, a Woodstock man is raising money for a total stranger — a stranger in need of a double-lung transplant. Andrew Walton, 37, said he started painting a mural in downtown Woodstock because he wanted to liven up the town. But his efforts have turned into a way to raise money for Meghann Palmer, a 35-year-old woman who needs a double-lung transplant. Palmer is also from Woodstock, but the two have never met. "The town’s a small place and I’ve heard several times that people have been really generous with support for her," Walton said. The mural features Island Park, the former location of Woodstock’s Old Home Week, and Maritime classics like fiddleheads and a moose. (Cassidy Chisholm/CBC) "I just thought this is a nice way [to help], and you don’t have to know […]

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