Well the old Doc has been doing some gumshoe work on this Boston Herald ad, which we mentioned the other day.
First, we dug up this obituary for Mr. Reera.
James M. Reera, age 64, passed away Jan. 2, 2013. Jim was born and raised in Braintree, lived in Marshfield for 10 years before moving to New Hampshire, first in Holderness then to Thornton, and Ashland. Jim was a Vietnam War Air Force veteran. After joining the Marshfield Fire Department, he attained the rank of lieutenant, serving for 10 years and served as chairman of the Muscular Dystrophy Association in the town. He discovered another calling as a tax accountant and financial advisor, setting up successful businesses in both Weymouth and Ashland, N.H., and managed them for many years.
But here’s what especially caught the Doc’s eye:
He inspired the doctors, his family and friends with the way he fought mesothelioma, a rare and virulent cancer of the lung.
At the same time, we checked into Priscilla Colburn, whose Facebook page revealed this . . .
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