I am exceedingly honored to have served this Society since I became a member some 50+ years ago. It has been a wonderful trip. My greatest thanks in all this goes to my former graduate students, all 43 of them, from John Trainer, the first one, to Kyle Luth, the last. I wish I could include all of their names here, but time does not permit. By the way, one of my ‘personal critics' asked what I meant by “veiled secrets?” My response was, “You will see after reading the paper.”

When I joined the ASP in 1961, I must admit that I knew relatively little of our Society's past or even the history of parasitology. However, I eventually became a real fan of ‘the olden times,' especially accounts dealing with discovery, primarily how they were accomplished. There are a large number of...

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