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Jan 9Liked by Michael Dorf

Love this one. Too bad you didn't get to demonstrate your recently acquired pickleball prowess!!

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Jan 8Liked by Michael Dorf

Love this! As far as not ever being satisfied? Isn’t that the beauty of being creative humans? To not ever be , but to always be CURIOUS! Thanks for sharing , I appreciate all your story telling 👍🏽

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Jan 8Liked by Michael Dorf

Michae;: MY late magazine publisher John Wegg not only knew Richard, but he and Sir Freddie Laker became his mentors. In 2001, I was on an Advisory Board for a non profit called "Families for the Rainforest". The founder is a friend of mine from Chesshire, a horticulturist. We began writing letters for financial support and being an airline guy, he asked me to write a letter to Richard. When he received it, he dictated a letter to me to acknowledge receipt and that either he or one of his stafff would be back in touch. A week and half later, Richard turned us down for support, but he actually responded! I'm curious who are your mentors in total? Do tell!

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George Wein was a big mentor of mine.

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Jan 8Liked by Michael Dorf

Michael, well done and quite amusing. Yes, a true entreprenneur! My personal story was that I was prevelaged to sit in front of Mr. Branson at a US Open Match a few years ago. The most I exchanged was a smile and a hello. I did not want to invade his space as I'm sure that you undersant. I also always admired his ingenuity and will admit I share your feelings. :)

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Jan 8Liked by Michael Dorf

Wonderful story - thanks for sharing.

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Great story. I’ve always loved following anything and everything about Sir Branson. He had me at starting a mail order record store then started a record store. I found it interesting he already saw the power of a mail order store. The Sears, Roebuck & Co method with records. His love for be daring and wild has always sparked a flame for me. I’d be “bromanced” too except I’m a girl. Great photo. And hey, how many people get to say that they were invited to Nectar Island? Sign me the fuck up. Please.

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