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Wanted: Unsung Heroes

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Dallas Morning News |

Wanted: Unsung heroes Excerpt: The new Purpose Prize is intended to inspire Americans to use their experience for the greater good as they approach retirement, said prize director Jim Emerman. “Our ideal candidates are unsung heroes who are making a social contribution after midlife and are ready to take it to the next level,” Mr. Emerman said. Civic Ventures is accepting nominations for the prize at Atlantic Philanthropies and the John Templeton Foundation will underwrite the effort. “We’re trying to help America achieve the greatest return on experience,” Mr. Emerman said. Bob Moos Full text: link to Dallas Morning News site (registration required)

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