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“When I was a little girl, I remember being asked the infamous question: ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’” Myrranda Essex says. “And unlike some children, I always gave the same answer: ‘I want to be a nurse.’”
<p><i>Editor’s Note: Sadly, Mr. Korff passed away on Aug. 27. Memorial services are pending.</i></p>
But Dorothy Enright did, and her tears made it hard to see the garden and its trees and shrubs, its paths where the students walk.
Success. This was during a live CNN interview at UNO’s Mammel Hall.) Find out his surprising answer.
“Oh, man,” I thought. “What a big city.”
Helping young people, they say, has been especially sweet.
It was just something that everybody did – neighbors helping neighbors.
So it made sense when the brothers donated 6,000 acres of rangeland in 1996 to the University of Nebraska Foundation.
Be at the office in an hour, she said.
“I don’t want to come,” Peg Ricketts replied.
Her father, a farmer, didn’t have money to buy her and her twin sister dresses to go to their high school graduation party. So they stayed home.
“That’s what makes ‘the good life’ in Nebraska.”
It was 1993. She was just 2 years old. But someone captured it on VHS tape back then and mailed a copy to her parents.
Keith Bennett? Keith Bennett?
Multiple sclerosis had taken her voice. It had taken her ability to swallow. Her arms. Her legs. Her clear vision. It had taken the job she loved as a psychologist.
Harriett J. Steele did just that, graduating as one of only a few female students from the Ohio State University in the 1940s.