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Margaret Elizabeth Rodgers Pospichal is a retired teacher in the Fort Worth school district. For 47 years she was married to Lt. Col. Arnold B. Pospichal. She has two daughters and a son, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Celebrating her 92nd birthday Sept. 12, 2011, she enjoys driving and riding her stationary bike.

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Bennie H. Furlong was a teacher for 41 years and city council member for 20 years in Jacksonville Beach, FL, where the Bennie Furlong Senior Center is named in her honor. She celebrated her 90th birthday Sept. 30, 2011.

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Claude W. Ferebee Jr. owned a grocery store in Pecos, TX, an oilfield service in Midland, TX, and an oilfield storage and transportation company in Harvey, LA. He earned a law degree from Loyola University in 1971 and practiced in Louisiana and Texas until 1988. Now retired, he lives in Fort Worth.

Georgia Schenewerk Pitts stays busy with volunteering and an interest in politics. She has 11 grandchildren.

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Earle Labor (M.A. ’52), considered a leading authority on Jack London, was honored as “Jack London Man of the Year 2011” by the Jack London Foundation in Sonoma, CA. He has published eight books on the author, and his newest, Jack London: An American Life in Letters (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), is set for a 2012 release.

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    jon walz May 09, 2012

    Greetings, my company is working on a documentary project about your SMU 1949 alumnus AARON SPELLING, the TV producer.

    I would consider it a great honor if anyone with any memories of Mr. Spelling and of SMU in the late-1940s and early-1950s might please contact me at – jon@motionpictureprod.com

    Thank you all very kindly! Jon Walz

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