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Challenge: Class of 2020

The Graduate

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Every milestone in a child’s life is met with such tremendous excitement and an abundance of celebration. This is particularly true with the first born. This is our first born. The first grandchild. The first to graduate high school. The first to go off to college. He is the first to do it all in our family. He paves the way for his siblings and cousins, and he does so with a modest smile and a mature sense of calm while his parents explode with pride and joy.

While things are so uncertain in the world, this young man has met it with his usual grateful approach. He simply says, ‘What can we do? It will all be fine again soon.’ He is a student athlete, headed off to play football at Wesleyan University this fall (or whenever the world returns to normal) and we couldn’t be any prouder of his accomplishments. More than that, we are proud of the young man he is, his positive attitude and his ability to continue to find things to be thankful for in this crazy world where we are losing so much every day. So, for him, his classmates and all the 2020 grads from kindergarten through college, we celebrate. A good, long, hearty celebration that they all so deserve. Congrats Grads. YOU WILL BE MORE THAN OK!!

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