Lynn Brooks and the history of the Greeter concept

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Lynn Brooks was a true New Yorker

Born and raised in the early 1900’s she lived her life in this metropolis where she – unfortunately – passed away in 2013. One year before she attended the GGN Annual Meeting in Brussels; see her in this video.

Lynn has always loved her city. Of course she was well aware New York faced some bad times, especially at the end of the last century. However, she decided to change this image and change the world, “even if it is a little bit,” she used to say.

She came up with Greeters and the idea was as simple as brilliant:


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