At the beginning, Renee Fleming’s career shot up in a vertical line. At this stage, the soprano said during a lunch, it’s broadening out horizontally. She demonstrated with a graceful wave of her arms.
“He couldn’t crawl,” said former Fed chairman Paul Volcker of his son, James. He fought back tears as he went on: “We wondered. We thought: What’s the matter? And then we were told with no uncertainty he had cerebral palsy.”