BYU Devotional: "Harvey and Howard: Lessons From Two Grandfathers"

by | Feb. 08, 2012

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Thomas H. Fletcher, a professor in the Brigham Young University Chemical Engineering Department, addressed students Tuesday in a campus devotional address he called, “Harvey and Howard: Lessons from Two Grandfathers.”

Fletcher is the grandson of Harvey Fletcher, whom the university honored during Homecoming Week in 2010. Though Harvey was a renowned scientist, Fletcher’s message was that he learned lessons from both this famous grandfather and his other grandfather, a man named Howard Tonks, who quietly raised his family and worked on a farm his entire life.

From his two grandfathers, he learned the following lessons:

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