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Yeah, I'm that guy.

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by forever_town, Dec 21, 2008.

  1. forever_town

    forever_town Well-Known Member

    The j-school at the university where I got my B.A. held its graduation ceremony today. A full 18 people who wrote for my shop when I was editor there were graduating. When their names were announced, I did a lot of cheering for each of them.

    One of my "kids" told me I was legendary for that. The thing that was most rewarding for me was meeting the parents of one of my "kids" and hearing him say I made a huge impact on her and her career.

    There's something to be happy about, at least.
  2. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    The last time I went back to a graduation was to see one of my best friends, two years younger, walk. She took over for me as the paper's EIC, and I was her "mentor," as she says, for her last three years of school. I love the girl, and there's no way I'd miss anything she accomplished if I could help it.
  3. Sxysprtswrtr

    Sxysprtswrtr Active Member

    Aw, that's great forever_town.

    A mentor is priceless.

    I try to thank mine every chance I get.
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