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HIGH PROFILE: Arkansas AARP volunteer president Charlie Wagener

By Sean Clancy

This article was published January 7, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

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“There’s this George Strait song that goes ‘There’s a difference between living and living well.’ You could be out there and be alive, but you may not have enough money to treat your hernia or cancer. That’s not living well.” - Charlie Wagener

“I am a cancer survivor. At least, I think I’m surviving. I was diagnosed about two years ago.” - Charlie Wagener

When Charlie Wagener joined AARP, it wasn’t just for the plentiful discounts offered to members.

“I am a cancer survivor. At least, I think I’m surviving. I was diagnosed about two years ago.” - Charlie Wagener

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Print Headline: As volunteer president of Arkansas’ AARP, Charlie Wagener advocates for the ‘health, wealth and self’ of the state’s plentiful elders.

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