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2007-07-11 12:04:27

DEEP RIVER, Conn. - A man who earned five degrees from the University of Connecticut earlier this year drowned while swimming in a quarry. Divers on Tuesday recovered the body of Devin Thomas Gaines, 22, from a pond at a gravel pit, police said. In five years as an undergraduate, Gaines compiled 276 credits, majoring in computer science, cognitive science, theater studies, linguistics and psychology, and an individualized program in cinema, culture and cognition, the school said. He also...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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