Throwback Thursday: Where are they now?

Yearbooks are usually a look back at the year’s events. But occasionally, they look forward.

You know the stereotypical scene at the end of high school / college movies where it shows (sometimes comically) what becomes of the characters after graduation? It looks like the 1979 edition of the Aesculapian Yearbook, courtesy of the Baylor College of Medicine Archives, had a page just like that.

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While there’s clearly some jest in the write-ups for these three couples (we’re pretty sure Tom didn’t build any bridges), the names and where they’re heading are all accurate. And while it is unclear why “Frank and his wife” are dressed in what appears to be Civil War-era garb, they sure look great.

-By Andy Phifer

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