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'This Is a Time in My Life When I Have Choices'

Listen to J. David Nelson's story about making a difference

Nelson

— Chris Usher

Storyteller:
J. David Nelson, 69
Old Greenwich, Conn.
Board member, AARP
Former COO, National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship

 

Interviewer:
Barb Quaintance

Opportunities to help fix the world are boundless. How does one choose among the myriad possible good deeds? Nelson felt that making this choice was, itself, a full-time job. … Back to Article

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