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This letter from Joanne Duncan, Ursinus College Class of 1950, congratulates Eleanor Snell on the occasion of her retirement from Ursinus College and remarks on Eleanor's coaching.
Eleanor Snell, Ursinus College, retirement, Joanne Duncan
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Duncan, Joanne, "Letter From Joanne Duncan to Eleanor Snell, May 12, 1970" (1970). Eleanor Frost Snell Programs, Correspondence and Other Documents. 80.
[May 12, 1970]
[Dear Miss Snell,]
[You made me fight for what I thought even if no one else agreed with me.]
[You gave me the chance to prove myself in sports in college - and listened to me if I failed.]
[I learned a great deal about learning as I watched and listened while you coached others - that often different people need the same thing explained to them in different ways for them to succeed is a basic part of my philosophy.]
[You are always an example to me to never be satisfied except with the best effort.]
[In the tapestry of my life you are a major figure, and I have never once regretted that decision made by a 14 year old on a long ago day to go to Ursinus because it had a coach who had just finished two undefeated hockey seasons.]
[I hope you have many more rich years in your future.]
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