unusual commonalities

As a lawyer, Mr. Dunn said, he saw his job as “telling stories,” to help judges see each client as a human being who may or may not have done terrible things, but who suffered wrongs at trial or earlier in life — and who deserved fairness under the rule of law, perhaps even mercy.

Tom Dunn moved from being a death row lawyer to a middle school teacher – quite the career change – but he finds common threads connecting the prison cells to the classroom. Can you see in yourself a vocation that spans multiple careers? What’s the common thread?

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