Since school is getting closer to starting again, I thought this was interesting. I came across this family photo of the first day of school from 2001. Jacob, the youngest, was on his way to kindergarten. He is in eighth grade this fall. Justin, our oldest, was a senior. He is broadcasting for the US Marines in Japan now. Paul, the barefoot one, is a snowboard instructor and life guard in Colorado. Benjamin, number three, was a distinguished graduate and earned the Iron Man Award at the US Air Force's basic training this summer. Hawkeye, number four, is going to college this fall and jumped out a plane for the first time this summer. Zac, number five, will be a high school junior and one of Valley's top distance runners again this year.
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