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The Story of Notre Dame
Sorin's Arrival at Notre Dame

Alexis Coquillard

In the prologue to his book Notre Dame -- One Hundred Years Arthur J. Hope, C.S.C., tells the story of Father Sorin's arrival at South Bend, his meeting with Alexis Coquillard, and his first visit to the log chapel. This prologue engages the imagination and involves the reader in the story of Father Sorin's first experience of Notre Dame.

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