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William Ames is a recent graduate of Davidson College, where he edited a literary magazine and studied philosophy. He currently teaches 12th grade English and drama at a school in South Los Angeles.


RE: Ryan’s Spirit Lives ON IN ALL OF US

Issue No. 188 ~ January, 2013

In theory, each Sigma 09’ has memorized a line from the St. Crispin Day speech in Henry V, supposedly Ryan’s favorite play, although this claim remains unsubstantiated and highly suspect as far as I’m concerned. Stephen Thayer, our class’s Grand Procurator, was “one hundred fuckin’ percent” that he’d heard Ryan mention it “at some point Freshman year.”