Education: Breaking Ground

In the memory of many of its "old boys," who have gone on to all sorts of success in life, Connecticut's Kent School still looms as New England's closest approach to a Tibetan lamasery. For years the one entrance to Kent from town was a narrow bridge spanning the Housatonic River; girls crossed it with approximately the same frequency as Martians. Inside was an austere male world of study created in 1906 by the late Rev. Frederick H. Sill, a white-robed monastic priest of the Protestant Episcopal Order of the

Holy Cross. It took...

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