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Ken Cribb, president of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, once told me this story: A South Carolinian of many generations, he had just decided to attend Washington & Lee, and his grandmother remonstrated, “Why would you want to go to a Yankee school?” “But Grandma,” Ken pleaded, “Virginia seceded!” His grandmother stared at him for a moment and then replied, “Mighty damn late.”



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