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Frances Koral

— I came home exhilarated. I had had a marvelous summer although I realize I'm not doing that much for the War effort. It was a marvelous part of the college experience. I could never have done that if it hadn't been through the college. It heightened my enjoyment of college. And I met very special people. It was a socially significant lark which as a city kid I never would have had that experience.

And then it was time to go back to school and to pick up one's life. I mean, this was a lark. You have to understand it was truly a lark. I was doing a lark for a cause but it was a lark. I came back and I told everybody my stories, and the lark was over. You'd go back to real life. This was not real life. You know?

Phyllis LeShaw

— There were such fast friendships that were made, not just with my group, other groups, that are still there today. A lot of permanent relationships were established. Yeah, lifetime friendships.

I left home and took a summer job as a singer and came back from the summer. Oh, I met my first boyfriend there but I didn't want to marry him because I had a career in mind. And then I flew to Canada and headlined at the Latin Quarter in Montreal, the Copa in Ottawa, and did a lot of singing. In those days you could sing classical music in clubs. You can't, of course, anymore. You can hardly sing classical music anywhere. But that's what I did. You know? I sang arias and the kind of stuff that Pavarotti sings today.

Marion Greenstone

— I went back to Brooklyn College and then I taught for a couple of years in a Beth Jacobs school in the Bronx. I was teaching first grade. It was a parochial school and the kids had Hebrew all morning, and they were so exhausted by the time I got them I don't think they learned very much English. Then I decided if I was going to be a teacher I'd have to get a Master's degree, so I went to Columbia while I was teaching at Beth Jacobs.

Frances Koral

— I think I studied psychology and I was going to be a social worker. I graduated. I got my BA and then I took one course at NYU, which was very satisfying. But then I got married and had a child and decided I wanted to work the hours my child was in school so I became a schoolteacher.

Elliot Levine

— We did have a reunion meeting sometime later that year or the next year, in which Milton Rosenberg got up and he said he wanted to talk about a possible reunion in Madison Hall in Morrisville. It never happened.

Many years later I bought a car, my first jalopy, and I was on my way to Syracuse where a buddy of mine was going to Syracuse University and I stopped off in Morrisville. It was a sentimental journey. It already looked different. The town looked like it was much more built up. When we were there the population was seven hundred. I don't remember what it was in '48 when I bought my car, but it was already bigger.