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Parents of new students cut the cord with bittersweet letters

These special notes will be delivered to the students in their dorm rooms by the second week of class

You’ve spent their whole lives preparing them for this big moment, but that doesn’t make it any easier to leave those new Trojans behind. A popular — if often misty-eyed — Welcome Week tradition is the letter-writing event, where parents can compose a message that will be delivered to their new student by the second week of classes. It’s a time for smiles or tears — and sometimes both.

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Parents of new students cut the cord with bittersweet letters

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