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Compassionate Careers by Jeffrey Jeffrey W. Pryor Pryor

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The River Keepers

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.—Martin Luther King, Jr.

We’d like to be on a reality game show where we’re dropped into different places all over the world and our task is to find someone doing something amazing in a compassionate career within an hour. We know we’d win, because we find these people everywhere. We affectionately call them the River Keepers.

We may not know them by name, but we all benefit greatly from their willingness to take a stand, take the lead, and advance a mission. We also salute the many people who have paved the way for each of us to roll up our sleeves and make a contribution ...

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