For Deb Buenaga, it all started with a dream – a dream that her son, Preston, could have a way to play on a playground with other kids.
That dream snowballed into an unprecedented community-wide philanthropic effort and culminated Monday morning with the grand opening of Preston's Playground at the base of the Newark Reservoir.
“Everyone is differently abled, and we all want to play together,” Buenaga said to a crowd of more than 100 people who gathered to celebrate the playground's completion. “It’s not a playground for children with special needs; it’s a playground for everybody.”
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