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    awakening Road Taken: Awakening
    Canoeing from Buffalo to New York City, a Middlebury student gets a lesson in scale.

      Hodes The Life and Times of Rick Hodes
      The worlds of medicine and faith converge in Ethiopia.

        Dena1 We Cannot Afford to Walk Away
        A meditation on race, equality, and humanity

          Vidal-Opener-Final A Tale of Two Writers
          Jay Parini has never shied away from literary challenges—novels about Melville and Tolstoy, definitive biographies of Frost, Steinbeck, and Faulkner. He even wrote a biography of Jesus.  But capturing the life of Gore Vidal would be different. Because Parini is part of the story.