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Stepping Up by John B. Izzo

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CHAPTER 4Only Naïve People Change the World

Not much happens without a dream. A dream isnever enough, but for something good to happenthe dream must be there first.

Robert Greenleaf

Rex Weyler is in his sixties now, but he is showing me a picture of himself in his twenties. In the black-and-white photograph, he looks an awful lot like many of the people I went to university with during the 1970s—he has long, jet black hair tied in a ponytail as he sits with a camera in a rubber Zodiac boat with a large fishing vessel dead ahead.

He is taking me back to a time almost forty years ago when he knows for sure that his stepping up, along with others, helped change the course of history. His story reads like a modern David and Goliath tale and helps ...

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