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Cover Story - May 3, 2013

Ben and Ruth Hammett

A passion for environmental and mental health causes

by Sue Dremann

When Ben Hammett was a young man his mother advised him to marry a woman with a "fine mind." He did, marrying wife Ruth in Stanford Chapel in 1957, he said.

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