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Life Is Good co-founder speaks about marathon bombing

IHRSA has posted quite a few stories relating to the Boston Marathon bombing in April. The following story is another, and while it isn't directly health and fitness industry related, it is related to a past speaker at an IHRSA International Convention & Trade Show. 

For those at this year's event in Las Vegas, you surely remember Bert Jacobs, the co-founder of the Life Is Good company. His keynote speech was whimsical, informative and thought-provoking.

Now, what he and his company are doing in the wake of that horrific event is worthy of this space. And, one of his employees was severley injured from the second bomb but keeps an upbeat outlook.

Read on to see more.