Read an excerpt of a new memoir by Virigina Tech professor Lucinda Roy.
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Excerpted from No Right to Remain Silent: The Tragedy At Virginia Tech by Lucinda Roy © 2009.
Lucinda Roy is an Alumni Distinguished Professor at Virginia Tech, where she has taught since 1985.
Plus, read Parts I and III of Lucinda Franks' series on teen bullying: How Teens Bully to Death and How to Stop a Bully.
"I donno why you say 's thoughtful 's a woman, Billy," said Lucinda.
Aunt Lucinda had so many instructions at the last moment that she had been delayed.
Lucinda found her voice all at once, but hardly her self-possession.
Somehow Aunt Lucinda had never seemed so dear as in this moment of parting.
Miss Lucinda's visits to her brother were reminiscent of a multiplicity of children and a scarcity of room.
A language which combines Russell-like polymorphism with Linda-like concurrency. Lucinda is implemented as a threaded interpreter written in C, for a Sun network and a Meiko Computing Surface.
["Lucinda - An Overview", P. Butcher, U York et al, SIGPLAN Notices 26(8):90-100, Aug 1991].
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