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Harold W. Rood, RIP

(Steven Hayward) Over on No Left Turns our friend Peter Schramm reflects on the passing of Harold W. Rood, one of the legendary teachers of so many of us out at Claremont in the 1970s and 1980s.  Peter is right that Rood was a great poet.  But like Socrates he could be an ironic one.  No one could convey like him such unsentimental truths in the weaving of poetic and spellbinding tales.
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