We Sailed from 72nd Street

By Rev. Gene F. Smith '84M.A.

High school days were over for the Boys of 72nd Street in Chicago, and a summer of sun lay before us, waiting to reveal its charm and mystery. We hoped for Wonderland. Our diplomas, we felt, would be a segue, not only to another level of education but to something that was calling to us. We, the unsuspecting lads of leisure, moved inexorably toward this call to something more.…

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