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The millionaire who lived at the Y

By Ed Cohen


Orphaned at age 4. Never owned a home. Lived most of his life in a YMCA.

Those biographical details would be unlikely to qualify a person as a hot prospect in the eyes of fund-raisers. So you can imagine the surprise of Notre Dame’s development department when it found out a man fitting just such a description was leaving the University $1.5 million.…

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Our Own Calcutta

By James Foley ’74, ’77J.D.

I still remember the quizzical looks I got in 1974 when I took my newly minted bachelor’s degree in theology and marched naively into law school. The most common reaction was: “So, were you planning on becoming a priest?”

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