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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