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Astronomer Dorrit Hoffleit | Meeting the minds

Astronomer, 99, still shoots for stars

Dorrit Hoffleit, of Yale, has spent a lifetime exceeding other people's expectations. Dorrit Hoffleit, of Yale, has spent a lifetime exceeding other people's expectations. (JONATHAN WIGGS/GLOBE STAFF)
By Keith O'Brien
Globe Correspondent / January 29, 2007

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Dorrit Hoffleit sits near the window of her New Haven apartment, feeling every bit of her 99 years, 10 months, and five days. (Full article: 759 words)

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