Gary Wordlaw failed at retirement. His attempted retirement didn't even last a year.
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"It probably lasted about six or seven months," says Wordlaw, 66, whose career as a TV reporter, news director and station manager took him to cities across the country before his short retirement. "It didn't take me that long to realize I'd made a big mistake."
Today, Wordlaw is a news director at WVLA-TV and content editor for Nexstar Media Group in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and he has no plans to retire again.