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Vermont Community Foundation President Stuart Comstock-Gay shares his thoughts on giving & community.
Posted by: Stuart Comstock-Gay on 10/13/2015 | 0 Comments

In early August, as part of my Turkey trip I found myself standing on the beaches in both Bodrum and Izmir. I was struck by the absolute beauty of the Mediterranean. I marveled at the palpable sense of community I saw among the Turks who were socializing, talking, swimming, and playing. At one point I even slipped into a reverie about the ancient Greeks, the Byzantines, the Romans....