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Global Frederick Startup '56 is "sort of like Santa Claus" to kids in South and Central America and Africa.  by Greg Ryan '08

Frederick Startup ’56 didn’t want to leave, and Ruddy Acebo, the eight-year-old girl clinging to his leg, didn’t want him to leave, either. She, her parents, and Frederick had just enjoyed an afternoon of sightseeing,...

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 Gary Rosen ’86 helps launch an unlikely new sport in a country more often associated with turmoil. by Doug McInnis

Some things in this world seem out of place — professional baseball in the Middle East, for example. But in July 2007, people who tuned into public television found themselves watching a baseball game between two unexpected teams, in a most...

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Tony Prudence ’89 shows that ecology-minded companies can do a booming business.  by George Sapio

Tony Prudence is passionate; his eyes light up and his voice rises when he talks about his work. That work is bringing...

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Steve Alpert ’73 creates a glorious painting in tribute to U.S. military personnel. by George Sapio

“The pressure was on,” Steve Alpert says. “This had to be spectacular.” For Steve, who spent 25 years as a television and video producer and director on such shows as 1978’s Marathon Fever (a documentary profiling four...

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Glenn Palmieri ’03 hand-crafts a throne for the pope’s visit to New York. by George Sapio

It was April 16, just three days before Pope Benedict was to hold a youth rally in Yonkers. Woodworker Glenn Palmieri ’03 had already spent almost three weeks constructing a seven-foot-high papal throne for the pontiff to occupy at the...

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