To Sean with love

Valencia Ptak puts the finishing touches on a bow she tied around a tree near Fontano's Subs Friday morning in Hinsdale. She was a classmate of Sean Richards at St. Isaac Jogues School. Sean passed away July 20 after sustaining injuries in a tragic accident. Ptak, along with other members of Sean's class and friends and family, spent Friday and Saturday tying bows around trees across the village. The color green was selected because it was Sean's favorite color. Please turn to Page 5 for the story and more photos. (Jim Slonoff photo)