|"I had a fabulous time.
It was all completely magical - never in my wildest dreams did I ever
expect to connect with anyone from that far in my past. 32 years just
melted away. My life is changed forever ..."
Gini Meissner '68
|"Suite 2023, featuring
Anita Donohoe and the I don't need no stinkin' sleep gang"
Jim DeAngelo '69, listing one of his favorite
||Two Old Friends--
Rick Donohoe and Rich Biasetti, were best friends when they graduated
from Ankara High School in 1962. Both joined the U.S Marines upon
returning to the United States. In July 2000, they met for the first
time in four decades in Texas.
"... the noise level. Normally, I shy from intense sounds. Not
there. Not then. That noise was intoxicating. Addicting. I could not
leave. I visited my room only 3 or 4 times ... The fact is, I even
missed a very important phone call from a friend."
Jim Wilkinson '67
" The biggest mistake that I did that night was not to bring
my video camera with me. I do not want to forget even one moment
of that night."
Tuncay Babali, Turkish Vice Consul
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This section provides a series of photographs divided by subject
matter or age group.
TURKISH CONSULATE GENERAL
Vakur Gökdenizler, Consul General, was unable to attend
Ankara Reunion 2000 but sent his deputy, Tuncay Babali. Read his thoughts
about Turkish-US relations as well as his impression of the reunion in
MAJOR REUNION PAGE