“If there’s a conflict, we try to split up to make sure we see each of our daughters,’’ said their dad, who noted that when Penn and Brown square off, the family entourage brings hats representing both teams.
“Before Abby went to Brown, we all rooted for Penn, and after Caroline graduates, we’ll all root for Brown,’’ he said. “We know that someone will win and someone will lose.”
“But years later you realize it’s the person you become and the teammates who remain friends for life that is most important.’’
Marvin Pave can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.