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intillectual, athletic, thin people

Fradkins are Jewish.
The most famous examples of Fradkins are:

Phyllis Fradkin -- world-class English teacher -- birthplace: Worcestor, MA

David Fradkin -- smart, Jewish audiologist -- birthplace: Worcestor, MA

Luke Hayslip -- descendant of the Fradkins -- smart, Jewish boy -- birthplace: Ormond Beach, FL

Philip L. Fradkin -- environmental historian -- the author of eleven books on the interior West, California, and Alaska. Since his first professional writing job in 1960, Fradkin has worked at all levels of the craft of nonfiction, shared a Pulitzer Prize while on the Los Angeles Times, garnered other awards, taught at prestigious universities and colleges, and for more than thirty years has lived alongside the San Andreas Fault north of San Francisco. No living American writer has written about the American West for as long or as extensively in all types of nonfiction formats as Fradkin.
by Luke Hayslip... September 02, 2008
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