By JON "FERRIS" MEREDITHJuly 27, 2021
WAYNE, NJ — Wayne Valley High School’s standout fencer, Francesca Russo, is in Tokyo right now, settled into the Olympic Village and prepping for competition. Her road to Tokyo, though, took a turn during the pandemic and COVID-19 came very close to derailing her dream.
Russo’s story is one of perseverance through outer difficulties and inner doubts.
She moved to Wayne ...