Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/26

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Subject: [Leica] RE: Leica donation to students
From: mlpowell at (Matthew Powell)
Date: Sun Sep 26 11:09:46 2004
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On Sep 26, 2004, at 12:58 PM, Emanuel Lowi wrote:
> Unless we're talking high school students here, may I
> suggest that most folks who can afford to attend
> college in the USA these days are also probably able
> to afford a Leica?

No, not at all. The majority of American college students (a wide 
majority) attend a public institution - ju-co to university - that's 
within a hundred miles of home.

It's easy to look at a college campus and see a few new cars and assume 
the student population is living large, but my interaction with 
students points to them being the minority. I've worked full-time or 
close to it the entire time I've been in school, and I'm far from 

> Emanuel Lowi
> Montreal 

In reply to: Message from lowiemanuel at (Emanuel Lowi) ([Leica] RE: Leica donation to students)