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By Notre Dame Magazine

Distant replay

Thanks to Ed Cohen (“Midfielders passing in the night,” Winter 2000-01) for his nostalgic depiction of RecSports soccer. I was the goalkeeper on a law student team that won the faculty-staff-grad tournament at the expense of a previous incarnation of the Illegitimate Sons of Pele. I felt like the author was narrating my own game from several years ago. I can still see the incredulous looks on the faces of those Illegit Sons after they lost to us. It was quite an upset and we were just as stunned at the result. A series of fortuitous forfeits had helped put us through to the championship game that year.…

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Freedom Quotes

By Notre Dame Magazine

You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
— Malcolm X

The moment the slave resolves that he will no longer be a slave, his fetters fall. He frees himself and shows the way to others. Freedom and slavery are mental states.
— Mahatma Gandhi

The liberty of the individual must be thus far limited; he must not make himself a nuisance to other people.
— John Stuart Mill…

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Domers in the News

By Notre Dame Magazine

President Bush has nominated engineer and long-time defense industry executive Francis J. Harvey '65 to become the next secretary of the Army. He is the former chief operating officer of a division of Westinghouse Electric Corporation. . . . Rich Baker '65 came forward in August to dispute political ads charging that Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry didn't deserve the Purple Hearts and medals Kerry won for courage during his four months of service as a Swift boat commander in Vietnam. "Every Swift boat officer gave his all in Vietnam, but Kerry stood above the rest of us," Baker, a former Navy lieutenant and Swift boat commander, told the _Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_. "He was number one as far as courageousness and aggressiveness. He set the tone." Baker arrived in Vietnam in 1968, just before Kerry, the article said. . . . Air Force Lieutenant General Henry Anthony "Trey" Obering III '73…

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