IT'S A TIMELESS IMAGE OF COMPANIONSHIP, even if briefcases and handbags have long been replaced by the ubiquitous back pack. The two students in this picture were seen through David Shelton’s lens on a wintry afternoon in 1967. There’s a stark quality to it: the black and white tones, the sharp shadows, the young leafless trees. Yet the interlocked hands—are they parting or just meeting up?—suggest a warm bond. There have been countless campus love stories, bitter and sweet, down through the years. Why not share yours with Torch readers? Contact the editor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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