Vol. 1 No.6

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Frank Leahy and Angelo Bertelli, Notre Dame's first Heisman Trophy winner.

Reflections will feature excerpts from books with stories and memoirs about Notre Dame.

This excerpt is taken from Richard Sullivan’s book “Notre Dame Reminisences Of An Era.” Mr. Sullivan was a member of the Notre Dame English faculty for more than 30 years. In this chapter he talks about his reasons for coming to Notre Dame.

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Irish Legends will feature monthly excerpts from Out of Bounds, the anecdotal history of Notre Dame football. They are reprinted here with the permission of authors Larry Weaver and Mike Bonifer.

In this segment of Out of Bounds we take a look at the amazing and infamous pracitce sessions under Frank Leahy.

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Shenanigans will feature humorous stories from the gridiron and campus.

In this segment of Shenanigans we will feature humorous stories from the spring and summer practice sessions which were such an integral part of the Notre Dame football experience. The stories are taken form the regiemes of Rockne, Leahy and Holtz.

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Campus Life will feature inspirational stories from the past and present about the spirit of the Notre Dame community.

In this edition of Campus Life, Walter O'Keefe's story about how his Notre Dame experience. It's an excerpt from the excellent book "Reflections in the Dome" edited by James S. O'Rourke IV.

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Letters from the Notre Dame family. We welcome you to send letters about your experiences and reminiscences about Notre Dame. If you would like to contribute a story for any of the headings on this page please use the email link letters@irishlegends.com for your submission.

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To view previous volumes of Reflections From The Dome select the desired volumes from below:

Vol.1 No. 1 September 1998

Vol.1 No. 2 October 1998

Vol.1 No. 3 November 1998

Vol.1 No. 4 January 1999

Vol.1 No. 5 March 1999