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Gifts So Ordinary

By Tara Hunt ’12

There it is. Illuminated by the first rays of morning sunlight, we see it. The leprosy colony. It’s why we’ve traveled here, to a place that is both paradise and prison.

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Tomorrow's Generation

By Steve Reifenberg ’81

Some of Africa’s most gifted young people have come to the University from an academy that educates the continent’s most promising students — bringing hope to the future and their talents to Notre Dame.

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Family Counseling

By Terrence Keeley ’81

Pope Francis has asked the Catholic Church and its leaders to grapple with a troubling array of social issues to help preserve the faith and familial integrity. A surprising report from the synod so far.

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Police in the Streets

By John Rudolf

The NYPD is a human line of defense against the unraveling of a city’s life. Some of Notre Dame’s own stand guard on Gotham’s borderlines.

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Summer cobwebs

By Tara Hunt ’12

Independence Day was once a second Christmas for us: We’d run around in our swimsuits all day, swimming and sunburning. It was a day spent entirely outdoors, a day spent together.

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Global Doc: Smile

By Dr. Vincent DeGennaro Jr. ’02

Alexandra was our first referral from an outside doctor, a hopeful sign of acceptance from the local medical community. She had run out of money. Paying out of pocket, she’d already asked her friends and family to pitch in.

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