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My personal interests are in physicalfitness, such as running, golf and skiing, and I spend time reading for pleasure, especially history and biography. I havethree grown children, two of whom are practicing lawyers and one who is paralegal, but going back to school full time for an MFA in children's theatre. My wife and I are interested in art and attend many gallery openings and those type of... view profile
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