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Mar 2017
Levavi Oculos

I sat in chapel with stone floors and a high wooden ceiling surrounded by hundreds of other students.  It was opening convocation on my first “official” day of college.  I was nervous, naive, and brave enough to take on the world, all at the same time.  And as I sat on the long wooden pew, we were directed to repeat after the college president:  “Vi”  “Vi”, “Vavi” “Vavi”, “Levavi”  “Levavi”, “los” “los”, “culos”  “culos” , “oculos”  “oculos”, “Levavi oculos” “Levavi oculos”.  After our Latin pronunciation lesson, the president carefully explained how we would learn......

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