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Professor Retires After 38 Years at NOVA

August 25, 2008

Robert and Ann Lesman

Robert G. Lesman, shown with his wife Ann, recently retired after 38 years of teaching English at Northern Virginia Community College. During a reception in his honor, Lesman was presented with a plaque for distinguished service to the College. The Lesmans live in Millwood, where Bob plans to continue writing. He is the author of several books of poetry, including his latest collection “Sky Reports.”

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