N.L. town of 30 people is connected to Boston 4th graders after rescue of tiny boat

Sherrie Feaver, shown in this handout image on Thursday July 22, 2021, of the town of McCallum, which sits along Newfoundland's remote southern shore, said she was so excited to head out morning to find the HK Pride, a six-foot ship made by fourth grade science students at Harvard-Kent Elementary School in Boston, Massachusetts. THE CANADIAN PRESS\HO-John Feaver Sherrie Feaver, shown in this handout image on Thursday July 22, 2021, of the town of McCallum, which sits along Newfoundland's remote southern shore, said she was so excited to head out morning to find the HK Pride, a six-foot ship made by fourth grade science students at Harvard-Kent Elementary School in Boston, Massachusetts. THE CANADIAN PRESS\HO-John Feaver

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