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Gary Wyatt shares his path of redemption, commitment and leadership

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Photo Courtesy of Leadership Akron

 

Story by Laura Ofobike – Courtesy of Leadership Akron Class ’12

 

Gary Wyatt has been on both sides of the addiction divide. Speaking to a Leadership on Main audience, the co-founder of North Hill Community House told a compelling story of personal redemption and commitment, and surprisingly to himself, leadership.

As a child, he saw his parents’ struggles with alcoholism and poverty. When he was a student and an athlete at Garfield High School, he did a “little alcohol and a little pot” now and then, he said, but never anything that got him into trouble. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy after high school to see the world, served four years and returned to Akron in 1989.

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Akron Police Department Develops New Team to Tackle Biggest Local Issues (Part One)

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By: Katie Cassaro

With never-ending calls pouring in daily to the Akron Police Department (APD), have you ever wondered what some of their biggest concerns for this area are?

We recently visited the APD to get the inside scoop, and found there’s something big that they’re working on to greatly improve our area.

Their Neighborhood Response Teams (NRT) came together this past spring thanks to a grant, and much good has come from it.
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