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Remembering Father Ted Hesburgh – the guiding light of Notre Dame

imageWe lost a great man today, one who exemplified the spirit of putting others first, Father Theodore (Ted) Hesburgh of The University of Notre Dame.

 

Note Dame was my grandfather’s favorite college. He faithfully rooted for the Fighting Irish, listening to their games on the radio during the glory years of Knute Rockne and The Gipper that built the little school from Indiana into a powerhouse.

As a result, they’ve always held a special place in my heart, even though I didn’t attend the school myself.

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