By Sarah Batts, Executive Director of the Shepherd Center Foundation and Past-President of The Junior League of Atlanta, Inc.
In the wee hours of December 21, 2019, I received a call that told me 2020 would be beyond challenging. I groggily answered the phone to hear
Sarah Morrison, president, and CEO of Shepherd Center, say, “Friend, I am sad to share that James (Shepherd, co-founder of Shepherd Center) just passed away. I will meet you at Shepherd Center to support his family and our patients, families, and staff. And we will begin to roll out the contingency plan that James and the Board outlined to ensure the Shepherd legacy continues to thrive. See you there in 20.”
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