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The Lasts

My daughter is a senior in high school. Now that she’s officially got herself into college (Vassar) and she, her father, her brother, and I know that she’ll be going away, we’ve begun the parade of “lasts”—her last home high … Continue reading

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Getting Some Perspective, Part Two

Old South’s Sunday School experienced an extraordinary surge of growth in the 1950s. By the mid-1950s, the number of children enrolled exceeded 200. How to respond? Build a building, of course! And, the Parish House was built and opened in … Continue reading

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Getting Some Perspective, Part One

A few years ago as I was rummaging around in the Old South archive (a large, fireproof file cabinet in my office), I came across an old Old South newsletter.  At the time, the newsletter was called The Old South … Continue reading

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