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Winter 2019 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/459351a2?page=29"> THE EARLY DAYS The first homecoming was in </a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Winter 2019 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/459351a2?page=30"> MORE RECENT TRADITIONS In 2005, organizers </a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Winter 2019 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/459351a2?page=31"> Aeronautics: Miguel Estremera ’98 </a> <a title="Florida Tech Magazine - Winter 2019 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/459351a2?page=32"> Hello, all! 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