Quito: Commencements June 5 03

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Baccalaureate mass, July 5, 2003. Two grandmothers on the left, Rosa Maria Montenegro (cousin) and Angelita Florio (aunt) on the right.
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Left to right: Father, Grandfather, Grandmother, Quito, Pete Bayne (uncle)
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Lining up for the Commencement.
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Commencements
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Commencements, Quito receiving that expensive diploma
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Did we really graduate? You mean we don't have to back to school?
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Left to right: Olivia (used to baby-sit Quito), Deanna Higgings (family friend), Quito and Susie Arreizaga (family friend, Olivia's mom)
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Aw c'mon, not in public!
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Mom, Quito & Pop
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Advise from Ramon (uncle): Now, when you get that Porsche, make sure...
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Jan Denny (family friend), Quito and Paul Curtis (family friend and Jan's hubby)
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Abuelita, Quito and Abuelito
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Nana & Quito
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Abuelita & Corinne Brunn (family friend)
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So, what's for dessert? Teresa Goldstein (aunt), Mila Evangelista (great-aunt), Reiko & Ramon Evangelista, Rosa Maria Montenegro
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The Baccalaureate pastry!
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We're only smiling on the outside. Let's see, USF costs....
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Food fight with Miles Laborinto and Thea Bernardo, two of Quito's oldest and best friends.
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Teresa, Mila and Cecilia Florio (cousin)
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Uncle Pete surprised us with a stirring rendition of "Love is a Many Splendored Thing"
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Teresa and Mom
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Teresa (Tita Tereng), Pop and Mom
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Well, we made through 18 years, are we really celebrating?