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Sept.19, 2012

Vol. 113, No. 1

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BUZZ BOX: Applauding '62's campus remembrances

Published in the September19, 2012 issue

Alumni offered appreciative comments at PAW Online for video excerpts of members of the Class of 1962 talking about the Princeton they knew. Taking part in PAW’s first oral-history project, class members were interviewed on campus during their 50th reunion. RUSS STRATTON ’60...

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Supporting special needs

In response to: Perspective

By BRIAN ZACK ’72, M.D.

Published in the September19, 2012 issue

My sincere appreciation to George Will *68 for sharing the wonderful story of his son Jon, who happens to have Down syndrome (Perspective, July 11). As a pediatrician, I am well aware of the joyful and fulfilling lives that those with this condition can lead, as well as of ...

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Supporting special needs

In response to: Perspective

By BRIAN WARREN ’82

Published in the September19, 2012 issue

I would never criticize a decision to have and raise a child with Down syndrome. I would, however, point out that not everyone is equally equipped, by luck or effort, to support the needs of such a child. And then what? Mr. Will says that “two things that have enhanced [his...

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Supporting special needs

In response to: Perspective

By JOE ILLICK ’56

Published in the September19, 2012 issue

George Will presents a convincing argument for and a sometimes moving portrait of raising a Down syndrome child through the person of his son, Jon. But typical of Will, he cannot leave it at that. “Jon was born before Roe v. Wade inaugurated this era of the casual destruction...

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Supporting special needs

In response to: Perspective

By KENNETH WEENE ’62

Published in the September19, 2012 issue

I am offended by George Will’s politically loaded article, which should have been balanced with an editor’s disclaimer clarifying his agenda. While I do not favor abortion and believe children should be raised by their parents, Mr. Will blithely ignores the reality of such ...

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