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November 24th, 2009 by Joe G Leave a reply »
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A man who had two dreams in life, one to own a sports franchise and the other to help impoverished children all over the world, today can rest peacefully after fighting corticobasal degeneration that over the past few years had left him confined to a wheel chair. Mr. Pollin's legacy however will live on forever as not only did he accomplish his lifelong dreams, but he exceeded them ten fold.

A graduate of The George Washington University in 1945, Mr. Pollin went to work for his family’s construction company for 12 years before starting his own company and, as a local contractor, built several large apartment houses and office buildings.

Asked what started Mr. Pollin in his real estate journey, he recalled the following story...

I worked for my father, and once I was carrying bathtubs and hurt my back. I ruptured three discs and was not eligible to serve during World War Two. So my father decided that it was time for us to go into the building business. He came to me one day and said, "Son, I just bought 60 lots, and I'm leaving fo ...

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