Somerville’s Legoland giraffe to be named after Medford boy

SOMERVILLE, MA (WHDH) - There will be a re-naming ceremony for the giant Lego giraffe outside of Somerville’s Legoland.

There will also be the unveiling of a special addition to Gio, who was originally named Tessie.

It’s name is getting changed in honor of a 6-year-old Medford boy who died battling congenital heart problems.

Gio’s name was a finalist for April the giraffe’s baby’s name.

 

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