Clark Troy can often be found deep in a good book in his sitting room.
I’m pretty sure no one ever leaves this neighborhood once they come – they just move around the lake. – John Watkin
to the way we live today,” Clark says. But the home is just the icing on the cake. “In the summertime, walking down the hill in flip-flops and shorts, taking a swim – the attraction of the lake. That’s what drew me back.” Another Lake Forest resident, Sandra Elliott, moved around a lot as a child: she had attended eight schools by the time she was in 10th grade, so it was important to her to find a home where her three sons and stepson could feel rooted. After moving to Lake Forest in 1996, she knew they had found that place. “Hurricane Fran hit shortly after. There were trees down, cars crushed, flooding. We were without power for 10 days, and it brought our neighborhood together – everyone shared food, generators, ice.” Later, during the Harry Potter phenomenon, the neighborhood held costume parties for each new book or movie release, complete
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