Music: Row of Prunes

Many things we take for granted As we go along life's road. Now tonight in prayer I offer Thanks to God for joys bestowed.

In Boston's Symphony Hall last week, 2,500 listeners heard the Boston Pops Orchestra accompany a tenor in those lines of Evening Prayer, then stood to cheer. The composer, whom they were applauding, could not stand to acknowledge the cheers; Robert Grant Jr., 27, is partially paralyzed with multiple sclerosis. But he bobbed his head happily from his wheelchair near the stage. "This is the greatest night of my life,"...

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