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Word of the Week: Kindness

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After General Robert E. Lee retired from the military, he was named President of Washington Academy in Lexington, Virginia, where he served from 1865 to 1870.  Later the name of the school was changed to Washington and Lee University to honor General Lee’s service.

While serving as President, a new student came to General Lee’s office and asked for a copy of the student handbook detailing the university’s rules and regulations.   Continue reading

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