Father and Daughter, Both Professors, Climb Kilimanjaro

Courtesy of Rick Copeland

Elizabeth Sastre (right), a medical professor at Vanderbilt U. and Mr. Copeland's daughter, accompanied her father on the ascent of Africa's highest mountain. The experience was exhausting but exhilarating, she agrees.
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Richard W. Copeland and Elizabeth A. Sastre's celebration on New Year's Day reached new heights this year. A height of 19,340 feet, to be precise, since the father-daughter professorial duo spent part of their winter break trekking to the top of...

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