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Jayson Blair Working as a Life Coach

Jayson Blair is a former scandalized reporter caught and busted plagiarizing for the NY Times. He now works as a life coach in Virginia. I'm all for redemption and I can see how a scandalized reporter could resurface as a great life coach. I also believe everyone deserves second chances and this seems like a great fit for him.


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"Jayson Blair knows his new profession — life coach — smacks some people in the face like a bad punchline.
"People say, 'Wait a minute. You're a life coach?' That makes no sense,'" says Blair, the ex-journalist best known for foisting plagiarism and fabrications into the pages of The New York Times. "Then they think about my life experiences and what I've been through and they say 'Wait a minute. It does make sense.'"
Blair, 33, resigned from the Times in 2003, leaving a journalistic scandal in his wake. The resulting furor led the paper's top two newsroom executives to resign. Blair wrote a book, then mostly disappeared from view.
For the past two years, he has been quietly working as a certified life coach for one of the most respected mental health practices in northern Virginia." via Google

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