BOSTON MA.11/ 09 / 2012:Waves to the students from a wheelchair....The Executive Director of New England Kurn Hattin Homes for Children, Tom Fahner ( cq) has undergone a very serious cancer operation and is recovering well. Brigham and Womens Hospital in Boston has agreed to allow the school's select children's choir to perform for him in his hospital room at 1pm today. The choir director, Lisa Bianconi thought of this idea and pitched it to the hospital who just agreed to it this morning. Established in 1894, Kurn Hattin Homes for Children in Westminster, Vermont is a charitable home and school for boys and girls, ages 6-15, who are affected by tragedy, social or economic hardship, or other disruption in family life. Its mission: Kurn Hattin transforms the lives of children and their families forever. ( David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo ) SECTION: METRO TOPIC stand alone photo