The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on May 14, 1995 · Page 49
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 49

Salina, Kansas
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Sunday, May 14, 1995
Page 49
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'Never go out with a guy who honks his horn Instead of knocking.' What Moot toW TerryMurphy, Emnty-wfmiflg host of Hard Copy. Result "I married a wonderful man who never takes me for granted and never, ever honks his horn." would strive not only to be the best in what I do but also the best that I can be. I really applied this advice when I was contemplating whether or not to turn professional at 15." Grant Hill, Detroit Pistons basketball: "My mom always stressed education. I didn't really realize how right she was until I got to Duke. But my high school prep background and Mom's inspiration helped [me get] my degree from Duke in four years." POLITICIANS Rep. Ntwt Gingrich, R-Georgia: "Take life as it comes along and be happy in what you are doing. Whenever I get frustrated, I remember how interesting life is." The speaker with his newsmaking mom, Kathleen 'Kif Gingrich Janet Reno, U.S. attorney general: "My mother always taught me that I could be whatever I wanted to be. She taught me that when she built our house with her own hands, using a pick and shovel. That house was a symbol to me that you can do anything you really want if you put your mind to it." Lamar Alexander, GOP presidential candidate: "A newspaper wrote: 'Mr. Alexander grew up in a lower- middle-class family in the mountains of Tennessee.' That was not all right with my mother. 'We never thought of ourselves that way,' she said. 'You had a library card from the day you were 3 and music lessons from the day you were 4. You had every thing you needed that was important!' If every child had 'everything important,' we'd feel a lot better about our country's future." C3 USA WEEKEND • May 12-1-1. 1W5 9 : mm

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