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University Gazette

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Big man on campus

Thomas Wolfe boarded a train in Asheville, bound for Chapel Hill, 100 years ago this month. He arrived on campus Sept. 12, 1916, a precocious, gangly youth with a baby face atop a 6-foot-3-inch frame. He was only 15 and still growing.
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