4. New career opportunities.
You’ll realize that you can help other people as well.
Logan Beam’s story is a bit different. His mother graduated from high school in 1986, but she couldn’t go to her 25th reunion two years ago because she and his father had just moved to Florida. So Beam, who was studying marketing and playing football at Wittenberg University at the time, went in her place.
“I wore a nametag with her maiden/high school name,” he explained, and met many of her classmates.
Among them was Elizabeth Nickol, whose father and brother had founded All-American Clothing, an Ohio company specializing in 100-percent American-made goods. The conversation led to an interview, then an internship, and eventually a job. Beam is now the company’s director of marketing and communications.
“Working for and supporting ‘USA-made’ companies helps keep and create jobs right here in America. My job is to ultimately create American jobs. I really enjoy having that responsibility,” he said.
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