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Away from home but close to family

Away from home but close to family

By Lillian Barkley

February 24, 2015


Filed under Housing Guide, Special Sections

Technically, I’m not a townie. I didn’t live here or go to school here, but weeks of my summers and winter vacations were spent walking around campus and eating Papa Del’s. My dad was born and raised in Urbana, eventually attending the University in the 1970s. Most of his family still liv...