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It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood. And make no mistake, the Albert Einstein Medical Center campus in Olney is Andrew Wright's neighborhood.
Everybody, it seems, knows the affable Andy Wright.
Makes sense, considering that Wright, 58, has worked at Einstein for 43 years - mostly as a security guard and now as a supervisor for 130 officers. If you've worked at the same place for more than half of your life, chances are everyone knows your name.
But I'm guessing not everyone understands the unique relationship Wright enjoys with Einstein. Wright began working there as an escort, or "patient pusher," when he was 15 and a student at Simon Gratz High School. Since then, Einstein has embraced him and matured him, not to mention introducing him to his wife.
Full article here from the Philadelphia Inquirer:
http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/annette_john-hall/20120316_Annette John-Hall Affable average Joe at Einstein donates and helps allocate charitable funds.html