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The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C, president emeritus of the University of Notre Dame, raises the chalice during mass in the chapel in his office at the Hesburgh Library on the campus of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. Oct. 5, 2007. Hesburgh is 90 years old now, but still comes to his office in the library named after him nearly every day to visit with students, alumni and anyone else who wants to stop by for some advice, to chat or to hear a piece of the history he has seen. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)
President Kennedy and the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, President of the University of Notre Dame, take a close look at the Laetare Medal presented to the Chief Executive on Nov. 22, 1961 at the White House in Washington. The President was the latest recipient of the Notre Dame medal which has been presented annually since 1883 to an outstanding Roman Catholic layman. (AP Photo/Byron Rollins )
Accompanied by Father Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C., President of the University of Notre Dame, President Eisenhower reviews an honor guard of R.O.T.C. students at the Notre Dame campus on June 5, 1960 in South Bend, where the President will speak at commencement ceremony. (AP Photo)
Rev Theodore Hesburgh, president emeritus of the University of Notre Dame, carries the Olympic torch along the Notre Dame campus Friday Jan. 4, 2002 in South Bend, Ind. South Bend is part of the Olympic torch's 13,500-mile journey from Atlanta to Salt Lake City, site of the 2002 Winter Olympics which begins Feb. 4. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)