It isn’t often that Andrew Pollack has felt, even momentarily, free of the weight of responsibilities he has accepted since the death of his 18-year-old daughter, Meadow, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
There were times on the field coaching his St. Thomas Aquinas High School lacrosse squad, which just completed a season that for Pollack was distinguished not by wins and losses but by uncommon fellowship with his young players.
“It was therapeutic, being out on the field. It was a lot on me this season, and the kids really stepped up. They supported me throughout the whole season,” Pollack said.
And there was a favorite moment from the inaugural Ride for Meadow,...