By Matthew Brown
Two University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UWSP) alumni whose 2-year-old son has spent half his life battling a brain tumor recently received an unexpected gift from a UWSP sophomore they have never met.
Hector Acuna, a UWSP sophomore majoring in art, decided earlier this month to ask his friends and family for stories to inspire a series of paintings.
“At first my idea was I was going to take a story that someone else had and I was going to have that influence a piece of artwork that I was going to do,” said Acuna.
A few stories started to trickle in. After a week he got a message from Paige Meseck, another UWSP sophomore he has known since his freshman year.