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Whether it was nostalgia, curiosity, the looming next big-decade birthday or some unknown phenomenon, Janet Parker 
Haddad, Susan Kaufman Spencer, Judy Putterman Lewis and I managed to arrange to get together for dinner several times this past year after a hiatus of more years than any of us wants to acknowledge. Wine and conversation notwithstanding, we have not yet reached consensus on how to remain as young and energetic as we feel! Amazingly, we don’t think that we look any different than when we last met.

Lawrence Rosen is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Anthropology at Princeton University, where he has taught since 1977, and adjunct professor of law at Columbia Law School. As an anthropologist, he has worked mostly in North Africa on Arab social life and Islamic law; as an attorney, he focuses on the rights of indigenous peoples and American socio-legal issues. Dick Mayer is a board member of the Kula Community Association and vice chairman of the Maui General Plan Advisory Committee in Hawaii. He is a retired geography and economics professor at the former Maui Community College. After retiring from the Turkish Foreign Service — his last post was as Turkey’s ambassador to the United States in Washington, D.C., from 2001–06 — Osman Faruk Logoglu has entered the world of politics. He was elected to the Turkish parliament in June and serves as a deputy from Adana, his hometown. He writes, “I belong to the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), a social democratic party.”
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