Notable Newtonians: Celebrities from Newton
When the billionaire was growing up in Newton, he became obsessed with the Patriots football team. He attended every home game, even in the snow.
He tried to buy the team in the mid-1990s but that didn't work out.
So, instead, Lurie eventually bought the Philadelphia Eagles. It occasionally causes awkward moments with his relatives dedicated to the Patriots. "We stay off the subject," Lurie said.