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'Ordinary' Extraordinary

You don’t have to become a professor or a president to change the world. Here’s to the compassionate, committed, and capable Swarthmoreans who live liberal arts lives inspired by the ethos of “Know-how; know thyself.” Across the decades and in their own words: Eight so-called ordinary alumni who work with their hands share how they make an extraordinary daily difference. (Photo by Laurence Kesterson)

Keith Culverhouse ’46 | Presley Brown ’52
Anne ‘Woody’ Christian Tedeschi ’56 | Ellen Churchill Murray ’67
Jake Graves ’70 | David Squires ’75 | Sheila Doyle Magee ’81
Paul Atwater ’95 | Lisa Huang ’02 | Chastity Hopkins ’15