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Graduate: 'Be open to spontaneous things'

Original post made on Jul 22, 2011

Spontaneity, caring and sanctuary are a few of the things that have helped Lowry Yankwich through high school. An athlete and serious classical pianist, the Menlo School graduate said he's had the most fun by "being open to trying anything, and then allowing myself to commit a little, and then more and more." ==I Photo by Veronica Weber/Embarcadero Media.==

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, July 21, 2011, 6:06 PM

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Posted by R.Gordon
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on Jul 22, 2011 at 8:38 am

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This fellow definitely has a balanced approach to the future and is the kind of young adult who already is clear about how he feels about the future of this country and is open to change that works best for him.
He is wise to go to Canada, where there is a very dedicated group of some of the finest musicians and a lovely place to meet well rounded and focussed people who live there from all over the world.
A good friend is conductor for the Toronto Symphony, and I will send him this article. This is the most uplifting article I have read in years.


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Posted by R.Gordon
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on Jul 22, 2011 at 8:46 am

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My wife corrected me. It is the Ottowa Symphony and he is very brilliant, kind, and believes in a free spirited individual like yourself.


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Posted by R.Gordon
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on Jul 25, 2011 at 8:47 am

This is by far the most uplifting story of the past decade and it is worth keeping it online just to see how our youth is responding to their dreams and futures and how most of us do not seem to be in touch with them.
His plan is so well laid out and his voice is genuine. I only wish other people would make comments on the good and the positive aspect of our minority positive thinkers who can inspire your own children with a background like his and obvious wonderful upbringing.
A person like Lowry does not do it without the backing and caring of a family who love their children.


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