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What Neal Peirce found on the road

What Neal Peirce found on the road

Today, on the second anniversary of the death of my Dad, Neal Peirce, I keep thinking about how he was always home for the holidays — and how this stood in contrast to the rest of the year, when he was always on the road. As a kid, the sight of Dad’s leather suitcase...

Announcing the Neal Peirce Foundation’s first travel grants

Announcing the Neal Peirce Foundation’s first travel grants

On a bright afternoon in October, I telephoned three journalists to let them know that our brand new foundation — started in memory of my dad, Neal Peirce — was giving each of them a travel grant of up to $1,500.  I was delivering good news…  so why were my hands...

Introducing the Neal Peirce Foundation

Introducing the Neal Peirce Foundation

When my Dad died in December 2019, two thoughts overwhelmed me.  One was that he’d had a wild ride in life, a grand time. He shared this with me on the porch overlooking his beloved Newfound Lake one glorious August afternoon, the sun at his back. “If I died now,...