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Networthy ND 16

By Notre Dame Magazine staff

War and peace are major themes in this edition of Networthy ND, as the websites of CNN and NPR recently featured commentary by Notre Dame faculty members on the fighting in Libya and Afghanistan.

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Michael Baxter tribute

By Anna Nussbaum Keating' 06

In a pair of black jeans, work boots and a button-down flannel shirt with the sleeves rolled up, Michael Baxter is right at home. Although for the casual observer it might be difficult to tell exactly where that home is.

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The death of me

By Beth Apone Salamon ’90

“It is the job of the middle-school student to mentally murder the parents during these formative years,” the school counselor said at the “Welcome Parents” night.

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The Playroom: In my room

By Maraya Steadman '89, '90MBA

Last night I was putting the world’s best pizza wheel away in the drawer full of all those kitchen utensils that don’t go anywhere else, and my son asked, “Hey, can I play with that?” He was reaching inside the drawer for a yellow plastic funnel.

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The Playroom: 4 ever

By Maraya Steadman '89, '90MBA

I want to remember 4. Blond curls, blue eyes and the excitement of a lollipop. Princess dresses, tutus and bangs that are too long. I want to remember what you said in the car that was so perfect, just a few hours ago, but now I can’t remember.

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The Playroom: Parents on deck

By Maraya Steadman '89, '90MBA

I have spent hours today on college savings accounts. I messed up the automatic deductions so they were coming from this account and they are supposed to be out of that account. With my oldest, somehow I messed up the portfolio allocations, and not in a good way.

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'34

By Brian Doyle ’78

Here’s a story. A boy is born in 1913, in Pittsburgh. His Irish father and German mother carry their first child up to a tiny white wooden house in the hills above the city. The boy proves to be an excellent student, quiet but thorough, and he itches to go to the University of Notre Dame.

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