HIGH PROFILE: Ashley McBride, the state director of AARP, knew she was in this world to help others

It took an earthquake to help McBride realize she was meant to serve the marginalized

Ashley McBride on 09/12/2023 at AARP offices for High Profile cover story. (Arkansas-Democrat-Gazette/Cary Jenkins)

In her formative years, Ashley McBride thought she would go into medicine or science. But all that changed when she was shaken from her sleep in 2010.