87-year-old lifts tons of rock to repair New England stone walls

The 87-year-old lifts tons of stones to repair stone walls in New England

Updated: 4:52 p.m. EDT April 23, 2021

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IT’S NEW ON THE 5th THERE ARE COUNTLESS STONE WALLS OVER MASSACHUSETTS WITH SOME DATASBED BACK TO THE REVOLUTION. BUT IN THE PAST 10 YEARS THE 87 YEAR OLD BILL DORITY OF WESTWOOD USED HIS RETIREMENT RESTORING IT. AND THEN YOU HAVE TO SET IT AND WE BUILD WALLS ABOVE THE STATE. THAT’S BETTER THAN SITTING IN THE ROCKING CHAIR. THEY ALWAYS SAY EXERCISE IS GOOD FOR A LONG LIFE. I believe his work can be admired by MEDFIELD to build a rarely paid GIG with his latest project here in WALPOLE to build a brand new 250 foot wall for retired MICHAEL BRATE. THERE’S ONLY THREE WEEKS AND HE HAS DEALED ALMOST 70 TIMES. Boldness, you have to see for yourself. IT’S JUST AN AMAZING FEAT AT 87 YEARS OLD. I don’t know how he does it. I really don’t. BILL, I think that’s an old woman’s story, but it’s always methodical. You always have to step back. THEY HAVE COMPLETED HUNDREDS OF WALLS ON THE FORMER PURCHASE AND NO PLANS to slow down and with so many of us starting projects and picking up HOBBIES during the pandemic bill is PROOF. It’s never too late to find your passion. No matter how hard the work is. I just got my tetanus shot. AND THEY SAY I DON’T HAVE TO COME BACK FOR 10 YEARS. SO POSSIBLY AT LEAST 10 NOW BILL SAYS YOU WILL END TWO WEEKS TO END THIS WALL. HE HAS ALREADY INDICATED HIS NEXT PROJECT, BUT HE SAYS IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN HIS SERVICES, YOU ONLY PULL THE NEXT TIME YOU ARE IN THE WALPOLE MATT REED WCVB NEWSCENTER 5, I WILL NOT LEAVE

The 87-year-old lifts tons of stones to repair stone walls in New England

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Updated: 4:52 p.m. EDT April 23, 2021

It’s groundbreaking work for an 87-year-old, but he says it’s “better than sitting in a rocking chair”.

It’s groundbreaking work for an 87-year-old, but he says it’s “better than sitting in a rocking chair”.

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