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A True Win-Win: Why I Volunteer

NFL Today host James Brown uses his love of sports to encourage others to give back to their communities

People often ask how I became interested in community service. My commitment to serve others is inherited: Both of my parents were very active in our community. Whenever they saw a need, they pitched in. It was how I grew up in Washington, D.C.: My parents showed me that people shouldn't think twice when trying to decide whether to help a friend or neighbor in need.

See also: AARP Experience Corps program matches volunteer tutors and mentors with youth in their communities. Back to Article

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