Education: All in The American Family

Commencement words -- wise, witty and weighty -- for the class

Though 1988's graduates are deservedly getting their young lions' share of attention, commencement has always been a family affair -- and never more so than this year. At Immaculata College, near Philadelphia, Nora Gammon, 54, a mother of twelve children, proudly accepted her B.A. along with Daughter Laureen, 21. At New York City's Lehman College, Elyse Sanchez's brood of four proudly stood by while the 35-year-old welfare mother got her B.A. Elizabeth McCulla, 21, became the eighth in her family to graduate from William and Mary (Mom's and Dad's alma mater). Jesse Jackson stumped up a storm as speaker at his...

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