Alex Trebek: Educator, Friend, and Role Model

John Dean
3 min readNov 9, 2020
www.jeopardy.com

For the past ten years, watching Jeopardy! has been required in my house. My wife has not missed an episode without a valid excuse for even longer than that. Both of us look forward to getting a bit smarter, being entertained, and enjoying the peace that comes when a friend visits.

With Alex Trebek’s passing, we have lost a friend. The nation has lost an educator and, perhaps most…

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John Dean

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