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One More Huddle

By Hugh Howard A fierce competitor on the football field, Mike Reily ’64 lost a courageous battle with Hodgkin’s disease just weeks after his graduation. This fall, his classmates and teammates return to campus to celebrate his legacy. On a sunny June day, Mike Reily ’64 left his infirmary bed and slipped into an aisle

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In Their Own Words

How 9/11 changed the life paths of three members of the Williams community. —As told to Denise DiFulco Psychiatrist Kevin Kelly ’72 changes careers and helps to change the culture of the NYC Fire Department My wife is a lawyer, and after 9/11 she volunteered her services to families of victims. That brought her in

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Red Flags or Red Herrings?

Developmental psychologist Susan Engel offers an antidote to the anxiety that seems to pervade parenting today. By Ali Benjamin Rosie was a handful by every measure. Bossy and stormy, the 4-year-old, who soaked up adult phrases like a sponge, would thrash about the house and scream things at her mother like, “You are not the boss of me! I hate you!

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Words of Wisdom

Commencement 2011 Highlights It’s not the circumstances you encounter. It is who you are. Will you manifest your truth? And this is the real challenge. I’m here to tell you now that life is not about the big fights, the big battle, your great destination. Life is about the small moments every single day— those

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