My mother and father were immigrants who had a mom-​and-​pop grocery store, and they worked hard. I was an only child — born March 20, 1931 — and, from the beginning, my father told me that I was going to be a doctor.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading A life’s recounting in the author’s own words
Medrad: Top manufacturing, again If there is one economic sector that lives in the minds of Americans when they consider Pittsburgh, it’s manufacturing. And excellence in manufacturing is not just in the pages of the region’s history. For the second time in eight years, Medrad has won the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality…

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2011
It’s been another long winter in Pittsburgh. Snow, ice and cold, mixed with work, responsibility and deadlines. So what’s the best thing about a Pittsburgh winter and its low, gray skies? Perhaps that it makes the coming of spring a gift from God.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading Publisher’s letter: Spring ’11
It’s around noon, and the winter sun shines on Fanny Edel Falk Elementary School at the top of the hilly University of Pittsburgh campus.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading University of Pittsburgh’s School of Education forges new methods of teaching in local schools
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