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“One of you has mediated 7 cases professionally and another taught creative writing class for imprisoned women. Another of you created a medical interpreting service for a hospital. There’s a classmate of yours who has built homes on an Indian reservation as well as in other poverty stricken areas throughout the Southwest in addition to having an internship focused on lobbying for Indian Affairs and yet another has served as a child search volunteer. Someone in your class joined a startup company during the dot com boom selling music on line and as well as being a music content provider. One of you won an NIH cancer research training award and has a long list of professional publications.”

“You are poets, artists, singers, dancers, accomplished in playing a wide variety of musical instruments – several at the professional level. One of you fellows admits to winning a silver medal in jump rope in the Junior Olympics.”