basically, because we were so bummed
about the outcome of the game," Hines
says."And yet she saw the bigger picture
and had the presence of mind to write this
incredibly gracious letter."
Hines was Mulvey's teammate and then
ber assistant coach. Mulvey sat on the
bench for the better part of her first two
years, until tbe starting goalie graduated.
"I don't think it was easy sitting on tbe
sidelines and watching someone play ahead
of her," Hines says. "When the moment did
arrive, she took it very seriously, never took
it for granted."
During warm-ups, the team would line
up around Mulvey, shooting balls at her
and yelling, "Suspension!" to get Mulvey to
show off her "really great leaping ability,"
Hines says. "She had this way ofsuspending
herself in the air when deflecting our shots,
and we used to always get a big kick out of
this.... We were so amazed at how long
she could hang in the air, so we would
totally egg her on."
movie about the effects of nuclear war on a
small Kansas town, aired in 1983, the year
before Mulvey enrolled at UNC The
movie motivated her to join a campus
group called Students Taking Action for
Nuclear Disarmament. "I had grown up
really scared of the threat of nuclear war,"
she says, and S TAND "basically focused on
weapons systems the Reagan administration
was pushing at that time, really mobilizing
people to oppose first-strike nuclear
weapons and fueling the arms race."
STAND members researched weapons
systems and those who profited from them
and, each year, chose a couple priority con-
cerns to address - organizing students in
the Southeast for a Lobby Day in Washing-
ton, nc, and at UNC for protests in the Pit
such as one for "Reagan's lemon in the sky;'
in which students carried umbrellas with
holes in them and handed out lemon drops.
"It wasn't a really gratif)ringjob, lobby-
ing the North Carolina delegation at that
point," Mulvey says. 'Jesse Helms in the
Senate ... even the more liberal people in
the House were still pretty oriented toward
a strong military."
The spring of her junior year, Mulvey
lived in France. One summer she spent six
weeks in Guatemala, mostly at a Spanish
CAROLINA PROFILES IN GIVING
Tom Morris in. Papua
Tom Morris ' 52 is thrifty. And he's
earmarked many of the
pennies he's saved -
nearly four million dollars'
worth - for a planned gift
to Carolina. The Thomas
R. Morris Endowment
Fund will provide
scholarships for students
with physical disabilities
who are pursuing degrees
in public health, dentistry,
nursing and medicine.
Morris lost his vision
when he was injured
serving as a medical officer
in the Korean War.
"Having worked as long as
I did in Army hospitals, I am totally committed to helping those who want
to work in the field of health care," he said. "I also know what it is like to
be handicapped and feel it is my calling to help students in this way."
Although Morris' thriftiness began out of necessity - he grew up the son
of poor tobacco farmers in Wayne County, N.C - it's a habit he's kept all
his life. He sold Bibles door-to-door to pay for college, and he made ends
meet in graduate school by selling cemetery plots in the evenings.
Mter Korea, Morris practiced optometry and dabbled in the stock market
and real estate. He saved 50 cents for every dollar he earned, putting 25
cents into the stock market and 25 cents into real estate. He retired in 1975
at age 45.
Although his eyesight continued to deteriorate, he set out to fulfill his
dream ofseeing the world. He went on eight around-the-world trips,
visiting 157 countries.
With his gift to UNC, Morris hopes to solidify
you want to help make dreams
come true with a planned gift to Carolina, contact
Candace Clark, associate director ofplanned giving,
at 919-962-3967 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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