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Open source, a healthy choice

Feb 23, 2011, 22:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Beverly Pearl)

""In 2004, six months after suddenly losing my father, I became a single dad. I was forced to give up my travelling position as an application specialist for a large ERP software manufacturer."

"Aaron Nursoo first became interested in open source software because it was free. He saw in it an opportunity to teach himself skills that would help him to restructure his life and allow him to support his family.

""Through open source, I rekindled an old flame, so to speak; I taught myself the very skills I use to support my family and I get to give something of value to others for free. And, as a result of this opportunity to work in a field that I love, I also reconnected with my college sweetheart, and am now happily married."

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