Campus & Community

Profile in courage (and loyalty)

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It is indicative of Brooke Ellison’s perspective on life that when she talks about the worst thing that ever happened to her, she emphasizes what went right rather than what went wrong.

Brooke Ellison and her mother. Among the blessings Ellison acknowledges is her mother, Jean, who has shared almost every moment of her daughter¹s Harvard career, serving as everything from health-care worker to page-turner. Staff photo by Justin Ide