Ben’s parents divorced when he was eleven, and he and his mother have been a team ever since. Ben recently completed his first year at Yale and is spending this summer and next year at Beijing University in a Chinese language immersion program. His dream is to work at the Olympics in China in 2008. Barbara has always encouraged Ben’s interests and doesn’t make him feel guilty about spending time away from her.
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