Erik Peterson

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  • That Person

    I was never going to be that person.
     
    The most senior person on staff.
     
    And yet here I am – 10 years, 1.2 million miles, and 384 trainings later – I’m that person for Wellstone Action. 
     
    Ten years ago I wasn’t even sure I wanted to work here. It was personal – I’d lost friends and comrades on the plane and nothing could bring them back. Working every day surrounded by this fact worried me. I suspect that I also feared we wouldn’t live up to Paul and Sheila’s legacy.
     
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