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Marriage has long been a cornerstone of our society. But the hallowed institution has undergone significant changes since Mr. and Mrs. Walter Snyder married circa 1915. Societal changes and the fast-paced life of the 1990s challenge many marriages today. In this issue FOCUS examines some of those challenges and aspects of marriage. Cover photo courtesy of John Kelly, hand-tinting by Phil McClain.

Record Group Number

UP 4.12

Publication Date

Winter 1996


Boise State University

FOCUS (UP 4.12)