Dr. Vincent DeGennaro Jr. '02 | Mar. 27, 2013 | Notre Dame Magazine
Rivette led me by the hand, pointing out the aspects that she felt are the most important to know. We’d only just met, but she had a sense of the importance of visitors to her home, and there was a formality to the proceedings that I hadn’t expected. I stopped to stare at a red plastic table surrounded by tiny chairs, each a different color. She tugged at my hand, pulling with the entirety of her body weight, urging the tour on by force of will. I was obliged by good manners and the laws of physics to comply.