Supporting Room to Grow

Actress and board member Uma Thurman at the Room to Grow gala.w

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Actress and board member Uma Thurman at the Room to Grow gala.

Room to Grow board member and actress Uma Thurman was in Boston Friday night to support the organization at its annual Fall Gala. She served as honorary co-chair of the event with Ken Burns and his wife, Julie . (Julie Burns founded the organization, which helps babies born into poverty get what they need during their first years of life.) The party, held at Cruiseport Boston, brought out a number of familiar faces including Bruins legend Ray Bourque and gala chairs Lou and Steffanie Merloni, who tweeted a nice pic of herself at the event with Kayla Gretzky.

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