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Friendly Ice Cream Corp. co-founder S. Prestley Blake '34 has published a new autobiography called, "A Friendly Life." Blake and his book were profiled in a recent article in The Berkshire Eagle.  Blake co-authored the book with business journalist Alan Farnham.

In the article, reporter Jim Kinney notes that Blake will be "giving a copy to every student at his prep school, the Northfield Mount Herman School in Franklin County, when classes start again in August."

The books will be just the latest in a long line of generous donations Blake has made to the school. Last year, Blake donated $25,000-worth of equipment to the NMH Farm so that ice cream could be produced there. Read full story.