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Mary Schmich is a columnist for the Chicago Tribune who won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for commentary. Her column, which she has written since ...

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 Lake Michigan, in winter, for true Chicagoans

Lake Michigan, in winter, for true Chicagoans

February 5, 2016

Of all the poems we had to memorize in grade school in Macon, Ga., there are only two I can still recite, and one of them follows me around when I go walking along Chicago's lake in winter.

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