The Broncks', the borough of my childhood, fades away

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon Dec 3 20:05:52 UTC 2007

Well, it's happening.  In the Boston Globe today (Dec. 3), in the
article "Lone 'boy' on campus", by Keith O'Brien (B1), about the only
male attending Wellesley College this fall, O'Brien writes
"[Mohammad] Usman, who grew up in Bronx, N.Y., has come to Wellesley
on a semester-long exchange program."

Safire would be distressed -- as I am.


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