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New Canaan Boy Teaches Technology To Senior At Waveny LifeCare

Henry Benton, left, the youngest volunteer at the Waveny LifeCare Network in New Canaan, shares a high-five with Harvey Chandler. Photo Credit: Contributed
Henry Benton shots Harvey Chandler a smart phone. Photo Credit: Contributed
Henry Benton,10, provided technology mentorship to Waveny LifeCare Network's Harvey Chandler. Photo Credit: Contributed

NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- The youngest volunteer at New Canaan's Waveny LifeCare Network’, Henry Benton, provides technology mentorship to Waveny resident, Harvey Chandler, who was born in 1929.

The 10-year-old Saxe Middle School student’s lesson included laptop, iPad and smartphone use, and concluded with Chandler sending his first text to his son, who immediately texted back to thank the young boy for teaching his dad about digital technology.

Henry’s next lesson will involve Google Earth & Maps and hopefully Chandler’s first Skype session to connect with loved ones.

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