Academics Abroad (With the Family in Tow)

Leslie C. Gray

Elliott Kevane sat on a crocodile in Burkina Faso, where his parents, from Santa Clara U., are regular visitors. "What were we thinking?" his father, Michael Kevane, wonders now.
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Michael Kevane has a suggestion for academic parents traveling with restless kids: Get them a couple of goats—and maybe some chickens.

Since 1994, Mr. Kevane and his wife, Leslie C. Gray, have paid regular visits to Burkina Faso as part of their...

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