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Dr. Richard A. Wolfe

 
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When most of us think about turning 70, we picture ourselves lying on the beach, or on the golf course or for women shopping, caring for their garden. Basically relaxing and enjoying life’s golden years. Our next guest spent his 70th birthday on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro on his way to the top. His preparations and the accomplishment of his dream, highlighting the people who helped him achieve his goal, is inspiration for us all. But does he just climb mountains? Nope. He who traveled the world to bring back vines to create a wine industry in the North Carolina high country. He established the first commercial winery in this region of the Appalachians. Thirty-five vineyards owe their genesis to his work. And I am not done yet. He is a scientist and has been working on creating what he calls “Super Clean” coal called carbonite. Today we are going to talk about the book “Climbing Kilimanjaro at 70” and this breakthrough technology of carbonite. Please welcome to Your Life Matters an author, a man who earned his Ph.D. in nuclear engineering at the University of Cincinnati, works with the U.S. Department of Energy and holds a patent to remove mercury pollutants from coal Dr. Richard A. Wolfe.