Forging Character

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I recently attended my 35th college reunion. Of course it was fascinating to catch up with people I hadn’t seen in five or ten or 35 years, to spend three days eating and drinking and dancing and reminiscing. But what struck me most about seeing people at my reunion was the incredible window it provided into how character—the real, genuine character of real people—develops over the years...