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10 Letters of recommendation

9 years after graduation from BYU

8 Duty stations from

7 years in the army

6 languages

5 Golden rings

4 Months of waiting

3 Times applying

2 years of loving support from my wife

1 Acceptance letter from the University of Chicago

This just goes to show that patience, sometimes in the extreme, pays off. I remember, although she has probably forgotten, that when I applied to the University of Chicago the first time, Mom had a dream that I got in. Well, her prescience was just a little bit off in time, but I guess dreams do come true. I would say Chicago here we come, but … here we already are!

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8 responses »

  1. We are so pleased for you! Your mother’s dreams for you started long before Chicago. It is so good to see them come true. Love you both oodles and caboodles.Mom

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