2 - Tuesday, October 2, 2007
Before You Were Here
An unexpected visitor
Yesterday morning, my room- "
mate texted me to let me know See something that embod-
that a boy from California had ies the Ann Arbor or Univer-
followed her home from her sity of Michigan experience?
weekend at Michigan State Uni- E-mamicsubmhigandasgily.com.
versity and was sleeping on our
futon in South Quad.
Upon arriving home, I met fore enthusiastically greeting
Claude "Kip" Henry Miller, a each other. Kip later told me
freshman at the University of that his friend from the elevator
California at Los Angeles and had been his partner on his high
a former track teammate of my school Physics Olympiad team.
roommate's friend. They had not seen each other in
Kip and I decided to go out to years.
Big Ten Burrito for lunch. After a tour of the city, and a
On the elevator ride down, promise from Kip to visit again
Kip told me about the different soon, my roommate and I put our
places he had lived, including new random friend on a shuttle
Mexico City and Los Angeles. to the airport that afternoon.
"When I was growing up," he ALLISON GHAMAN
said, "I lived in Novi, Michigan
for a while."
Out of the blue, another pas- .r
senger from across.the elevator A a flair
called back, "Oh, hey, I lived in .a
Kip and the stranger stared
at each other for a momentbe- One afternoon my aunt, uncle
and three young cousins came to
My uncle went to the Uni-
versity for graduate school and
he wanted to show his kids the
campus and take me out for cof-
We were walking through
the Diag, seeing the sites that it
has to offer when the "Bra Guy"
rode by on his bike - you know,
the skinny blonde man who's
often hanging around outside
of Village Corner or the Diag
Party Shoppe and who wears a
My cousins and aunt were
rather taken aback by his alter-
Everyone was quiet for a
mopnent, then my uncle broke
"You know, Kerry?" he said.
"I think you have that same
bra. It's from Victoria's Secret.
Right? Hmm, he probably wears
the same size as you."
LSA sophomore Alan Chern and Engineering junior Bill Kolodzey
play poker in the Michigan Union yesterday night. The game was
part of a free weekly tournament.
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