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FAL-WIN 2016

The alumni magazine for Franklin Pierce University.

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JUDY (RAPOSA) LEACH '82 fell in love with Franklin Pierce almost from the moment she first stepped onto its rural campus. Her early visits had come during high school when the Tiverton, Rhode Island native traveled with her family to see her sister, Eleanor (Raposa) Byrne '80. For Judy, the college's tight-knit community and rural setting offered the same comfort as her hometown, an abundance of hiking trails, and waterways. So when it came time to apply to schools, there was only one real choice. BY IAN ALDRICH ILLUSTRATIONS BY WALTER VASCONCELOS Legacy Families are a Foundation for Franklin Pierce FAMILY TIES FALL 2016 \ PIERCE 31

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