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HE DOESN’T THROW YOU THE IDOL. YOU THROW HIM THE WHIP

As a Forest Service archaeologist, Kevin Buchanan once outran a sentient boulder and dodged the curare-dipped arrows of the Hovitos. He’s been known to embark on rattlesnake hunts with nothing more than a sharp stick, an empty belly, and a pocketful of tarragon. Kevin’s eaten cow’s tongue—as an act of vengeance.

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HR HITS A TRIPLE (OR DRAINS A THREE, OR SCORES A HAT TRICK, WHATEVER)

Being at Ashton Tiffany means doing big things. So when our HR director, Tom Carr, recently had a chance to hire a new employee, he said, “One would be good. Two, though, would be great. And three? Well, my friends, that’s the stuff legacies are made of.”

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AS GOD IS MY WITNESS, I’LL NEVER BE HUNGRY AGAIN

Scarlett O’Hara famously uttered that line in “Gone With the Wind,” which happens to be the favorite movie of Tricia Rhoades, our new nurse triage quality assurance supervisor. Tricia also said this line, word for word, after inexplicably eating an eel salad at an outlet mall food court. And after stepping out of an airplane.

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ALL THINGS NEBRASKA (THE DOG, NOT THE BIRTHPLACE OF THE REUBEN)

Background: This summer, as part of the Foundation for Blind Children’s Teen-to-Work Program, Ashton Tiffany is hosting Grant Williams and his guide dog, Nebraska, for a summer internship. Grant and his fellow Teen-to-Workers are living at ASU, learning to cook and care for themselves, and working with area employers.

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