I remember vividly his 10 commandments of writing, most notably his first:  “You learn to write by writing.”  I think no truer words were spoken about our craft...writing is a lifelong lesson in learning, in humility, in accepting criticism and striving to be better.  Come to think of it...all of that is a metaphor for life, too...only appropriate, since Dr. J taught much more than journalism and writing...he taught about responsibility, ethics and morals.

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