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James R. Hagerty on The Mentors Radio program

James R. Hagerty has a knack for bringing dead people back to life

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James R. Hagerty, a 30-year veteran reporter, editor and bureau chief for the Wall Street Journal and the International Herald Tribune in Hong Kong, London, Brussels, Paris, Atlanta and New York, is also the author of “The Fateful History of Fannie Mae,” and he is no stranger to award-winning writing. He’s written about everything from real estate, economics, bond markets, furniture, Belgian beer, English plumbing and even Hong Kong criminals, but for Hagerty, none of it compares to his Obituary writing. 

In this episode, Hagerty talks with The Mentors Radio host Tom Loarie about invaluable lessons he’s learned from those on whose shoulders we stand, how reading Obits can help us live our own best lives, and why he loves what he does today.  Find Show Notes here. Listen to show below or, even better, subscribe to The Mentors Radio podcast — it’s FREE! — here.


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