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Posts from the November 2009 issue

Peak Profile: Marc Webb '96

It’s been a great summer for Marc Webb ’96. His film “(500) Days of Summer” has been one of the biggest releases of its type (small-budget, debut director) this year. “It’s what’s called a ‘platform release,’ which is a system for distributing small films and relying on word of mouth for marketing. The movie has…

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Peak Profile: Henry Doyle '73

Americans exchange seven billion greeting cards each year. That number would be a lot lower if Henry Doyle ’73 put down his pen. Henry is an Episcopalian priest and chaplain at Shattuck-­St. Mary’s, a prep school in Faribault, Minn. He has worked at the school for 20 years, and for almost that long, he has…

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Peak Profile: Barbara Putnam Coyne '56

Today, Barbara lives in Flagstaff, Ariz., where she still finds time to teach in retirement. This time around, she’s teaching life lessons. Barbara participates in an all­-volunteer program called Elder Wisdom Circle. Based in the San Francisco Bay area, Elder Wisdom Circle provides free and confidential advice. Elders, who range in age from 60 to…

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