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About the Cover: February 2011

Saying goodbye to Peter Gomes '65.

Saying goodbye to Peter Gomes ’65.

At Convocation in 2005, the Rev. Peter Gomes ’65, who died in February 2011, adopts the firm expression familiar to his many friends and admirers.

That day, Gomes told the incoming class that “the day will come when you’ll discover the necessity of relying upon your inner resources of heart, mind and spirit. And if those have been wisely and zealously cultivated at Bates, you will not only endure, you will indeed overcome.”



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