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Writing a 'Legacy Letter'   

A legacy letter (also called an “ethical will”) is a written document that allows you to share your life lessons, express your values and transmit your blessings to future generations. A legacy letter is shorter than a memoir, typically just a few pages. Writing one is a rewarding experience that creates an enduring gift for family, friends and loved ones. This study group includes discussion and brief writing exercises to help you examine your life history, explore your values and capture important insights. It offers advice, encouragement and a model structure to help you draft and complete your own legacy letter. Jay Sherwin has practiced law, given away money for five different charitable foundations and served as a hospital chaplain. He has taught this course online for OLLI programs nationwide.
  • Writing a 'Legacy Letter'
  • Fee: $30.00
    Dates: 4/4/2023 - 4/25/2023
    Times: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Days: Tu
    Sessions: 4
    Instructor: Jay Sherwin
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