Column: A salute to one trying to making this a be...
by Dick Yarbrough
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12:02 PM, Thursday, October 30
A wise man once said our only reason for occupying space on this earth is to leave things better than we found them. Unfortunately, not enough of us will. Len Pagano is an exception. Pagano is president and CEO of the Marietta-based Safe America F...

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