After Myrtle. Chapter 12.

Age 18.  “When I saw I had the chance to graduate early, one by one I chose to give up extracurricular activities that could have enriched my time on the Ole Miss campus as they had done in Myrtle.” Page 298.

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Age 19, last year at Ole Miss. “I gave little fresh thought to what I really wanted out of life.  ” Page 297.

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“I had purchased an old farm house on two and a half acres, on a hill just outside Fort Wayne.” Page 304.

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“For me it was love at first sight. Sue took a few weeks of persuading.” Page 303.

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“Some of my editorials concerned a 1982 flood that devastated Fort Wayne. For its comprehensive coverage of that act of nature and the community’s courageous response to it, the entire News-Sentinel staff was awarded a Pulitzer Prize. It wasn’t the individual award I had dreamed of as a youth, but it was an honor to be a member of this team at this time and for those years.” Page 304.

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“I entered the University of Michigan Law School in 1988, when our children’s ages ranged from one to five. While the studies were challenging for me, overall it was a great deal of fun for all of us, as the university’s family housing offered a pleasant environment with lots of other children for playmates.” Page 305.

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