Even if Gary Kornfeld did nothing else, he offers hope simply by walking into a room of those diagnosed with chronic illness.
“Just having me show up, 17 years after my surgery, says, ‘You too can survive’,” said Kornfeld, 57, and a Wellington resident.
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Do you have a motto or aphorism you live by?
“Things happen for a reason.”
What are your hobbies?
Reading, playing golf, listening to music, working out and being with friends.
What is your favorite place to vacation?
Anywhere my wife is! We traveled to Israel in May; we enjoy hiking in the national parks.
What would people be surprised to know about you?
Not much. I am pretty much an open book.
What gives meaning to your life?
My family. That’s what makes life worth living.