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Showing They Care

Care packages, keeping cool and filling your gift basket.

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This story appears in the January 1998 issue of Business Start-Ups magazine.

When hard at work hitting the textbooks and pounding the campus pavement, what is it most college students crave? A little pampering from home, no doubt.

James Kim and Ed Han remembered this from their years together as undergraduates at the University of Chicago. So after the pair graduated with degrees in public policy studies and economics, respectively, they started Chicago-based KarePak & Co., a themed care-package business, last September.

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