Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/03/27

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Subject: [Leica] Don's PAW
From: max_weisenfeld at (Max Weisenfeld)
Date: Sun Mar 27 08:34:55 2005
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(Picture and daughter)


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Don Dory" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, March 27, 2005 8:12 AM
Subject: [Leica] Don's PAW

> This is the time of year in the U.S. when seniors who have applied to
> highly selective schools are pretty nervous.  In the school counseling
> process they are told about Andover students who had great grades and
> test scores who are not admitted to any universities.  When these young
> adults tour the campuses all the admissions people talk about the
> importance of taking the toughest classes as well as social activity,
> the fact that they receive ten to twenty applications for every spot
> available.
> Toward the end of February, my daughter was bemoaning the fact that she
> had not started an orphanage for tsunami victims in our back yard. Every
> day that one of her friends crowed about being accepted at another
> school was both a good day and a very bad day: as a parent I could not
> tell her that the only admission worth being excited about was her
> friend's acceptance to Yale, the others were mid tier schools hoping to
> get lucky.
> Thursday night two of her acceptable schools called with acceptance and
> one a large merit scholarship: I was lucky enough to capture her dancing
> through the house in a tiara and a pink feather boa:
> Comments always welcome.
> Don
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