Just because the family is modern doesn't mean the family is new.

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Christina M. LaVecchia is a graduate teaching assistant in the Department of English & Comparative Literature at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio, where the pigs fly, the chili is served on top of spaghetti, and the inclines are steep. After finishing her master's in English literature this spring, Christina will stay in Cincinnati to begin her PhD in Rhetoric and Composition in the fall of 2011.



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