and lives in washington dc printed and i will just turn it right over to arthur herman. etiquette is presentation and then take questions after his presentation. >> thank you very much and hello everyone. i'm in minneapolis and minneapolis is good to see you. it is good to return if only virtually, to my birthplace where i was born. a number of years ago, and that number is classified. it also where in minnesota as max mentioned, and the arthur herman who preceded me, will also received degrees a different kind is, father had a phd from u.s. of minnesota and his father god from minnesota and then. [inaudible]. and my great grandfather, also from thehe university of minnesota. and during class registration time when a couple of times one of the stretchers during i received notices from the registrar saying that i would not be allowed to register for the interview fine for a textbook. i went down to the registrar's office and explained to them that they were talking to the wrong person. i think would really have to get with my grandfather of course is not with us so univer
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