Elynne Chaplik-Aleskow and This I Believe

essayist Elynne Chaplik-Aleskow (far right) and her three sistersEach week we’ll hear a new This I Believe essay - today from Elynne Chaplik-Aleskow. She is founding general manager of WYCC-TV/PBS and distinguished professor emeritus of Wright College in Chicago. When her youngest sister Ivy (second from left) died in a plane crash at age 16, the remaining siblings decided to always honor the love they had shared. In doing so, Chaplik-Aleskow (far right) believes Ivy lives on in the hearts of her family and friends.

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