June 15, 2013
Carter Rogers ---- Carter Rogers is a thoracic surgeon at Newton Medical Center. His father is Bill Rogers, 82, who worked as an insurance broker, and is now a bailiff. ---- One of the most important pieces of advice Carter Rogers' father passed along to him, that he shares with his sons, is to perform above and beyond your job. "Always do more than is expected of you and people will think well of you. Do more than just get by," said Rogers. ---- Rogers' father also provided his son with sound financial advice. "He always stressed living within your means. Don't spend money you don't have," said Rogers. ---- By serving on the Rockdale County School Board and Conyers City Council, and helping found the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity, Bill Rogers also set an example of service. ---- "He stressed giving back to the community," said Rogers.
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Area leaders share words of wisdom learned from their fathers.