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Posts Tagged ‘Guilford College’

A Discarded Son Adopts a Fresh Byline

VictorFeraruPicHis autobiography, Victor’s Luck, is in the final stages of editing. In the meantime, there is this tantalizing blog post, headlined “There Is A Lot To A Name.”

Born Victor Lopez, this survivor’s story is incredible and one that you may, by now, have heard about. In The Huffington Post item, Victor reveals a key new detail that finalized just last week:

My adopted aunt and uncle came to my [Guilford College] graduation. Afterwards at a house gathering, on the best day of my life, my Uncle Kenny and Aunt Diana said, “You do not owe your biological family anything. F*ck them. And that is a legal term.” My uncle is a New York attorney, so he would know these things.

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These Minutes, Stahl and Kroft Would Like to Have Back

GuilfordCollegeLogoSteve Kroft was initially scheduled to close out the 2013-14 season of Guilford College’s Bryan Series in Greensboro, NC alongside Lara Logan. But in the wake of Logan’s leave of absence, it was up to 60 Minutes colleague Lesley Stahl to take up the anecdotal slack last night.

Per a summary in the Times  & Record, both correspondents talked frankly about some of their least favorite interview assignments. For Kroft, it was the very mean French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson. For Stahl, there was also a Frenchman in the mix:

One was with former French president Nicolas Sarkozy (“I don’t speak French, but he said something vulgar,” Stahl said). The other was with late Russian president Boris Yeltsin (“He was absolutely in his cups. He was embarrassing,” Stahl said.)

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