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Danny Borrell

One, two, three … Dream!

Former baseball star Danny Borrell (’09) and a family foundation make children’s sports wishes come true.

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Gretchen Hollifield (’96): It’s a dog’s life

Gretchen Hollifield (’96) turns her passion for dogs into a thriving business.

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Audrey Bridger (’52): Sweet memories

Audrey Bridger (’52) shares treasured keepsakes from her student days, 60 years ago.

101 Things We Love About Wake Forest: No. 38 - Ed Christman ('50 JD '53)

No. 26 – No. 50

   O HERE’S TO WAKE FOREST OK, we admit it. We don’t know all the words to the fight song, especially that slightly creepy second verse about exploring her and patrolling her. But we get the gist of it: “a glass of the finest” and “unrivaled by any.” And when the Spirit of the Old […]

Abbe Brooks: 'I don't know where the last four years have gone.'

For two generations of Deacons, a journey along parallel paths

At the mention of Commencement, Abbe Brooks’ (’13) eyes became misty — a prelude to the tears one fights back at the prospect of leaving behind someone, or some place, so dear.

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Newtown tribute: Marcus Tracy (’08)

Former soccer star Marcus Tracy (’08) makes a tribute to the people of his hometown of Newtown, Conn.

Marc Palmieri: 'I had no idea who I was or what life was for before I came to Wake Forest.'

What’s up with Marc Palmieri (’94)?

Acting, playwriting, teaching top of the order for former Deacon baseball standout Marc Palmieri (’94).


Chris Paul returns home to give back

NBA players and former Wake Forest stars Chris Paul and Josh Howard make this a Christmas to remember for 100 local children.

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Hoop dreams: The 1962 Final Four team

Billy Packer (’62) remembers Bones and the 1962 run to the Final Four.


Where Are They Now?

Founded The Unique Sheep to produce hand-painted yarn for knitting and crocheting. Works full time with The Unique Sheep. “Define success for yourself. It is easy to get caught up in the aspirations of others and believe that to be successful you need to have X amount of sales, so many employees or the support […]