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Old 09-13-2019, 07:07 PM   #1
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Got a call this afternoon from an estate attorney....

..of a physician that I used to call on regularly from 2006-2013. He loved investing. Asked me about my start up company. Told him I was confident in our pipeline which was why I left big pharma to take a chance along with a lot of stock. In November of 2013 my small pharma company was purchased by a very large pharma company at a large premium. There was a time when our stock in 2008 and again in 2010 was at $1.50 a share. I told him I was still confident. We both got a large payout.

I moved on in 2013 to a different medical company and kept in touch a few times a year. It’s been over a year since we’ve talked. I found out today that he passed away in August. Well, the attorney told me I was included in his will. He read the paragraph in his amendment to me. He was from India and a wonderful guy. He is making a copy of the paragraph for me. It’s so funny. He said, “ Oh Mr. Roddy ( my name is Rod) .....you pay for my sons medical school. Your company on last breath an I think it to die! You tell me no....we will make it! I believe you! I make $600K! You good man and funny too. I hope you enjoy this. You never complain to bring my special dish from Bangladesh. I not sure if you a rich man as I be, but enjoy this good stock friend.”

I’m going to print his paragraph in a frame an put it in my office. I go in next Tuesday.
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This is awesome. So nice of him to write a note to you! This made me smile tonight
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This is awesome. So nice of him to write a note to you! This made me smile tonight
Thank you. I was so touched. I hate myself for not contacting him this year. One of the few physicians who really gave me quality time and always asked how my family was doing. God bless him.
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I also found out that he owned a Dunkins Donuts franchise here. His family has 2 of them in our city.
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Why are you going into your office when you are retired? Home office and away from home?
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Why are you going into your office when you are retired? Home office and away from home?
Iím going to the attorneys office next week to sign some papers. I have an office in my home. Thatís where Iíll put the frame in one of my bookshelves.

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Wow, you just never know! Great story.
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Wonderful story! Framing the section from the will is a nice way to remember your friend.
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What a nice story.
To change a will involves quite an effort, so it shows how much he thought of OP.
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Cool turn of events. Congrats!
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Based on your relating of your calls on Physicians with your manager I have a feeling you impacted many lives. More than you know or will know

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What a nice man to remember you like that!
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Thanks for sharing that and bringing a smile to my face this Sunday morning.
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