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For decades, four words have been used to magnify success achieved by remarkable individuals. The words? “Only in America could.”… Following this opening are tributes to support such a lofty claim. I’m not sure such a well-intentioned comment really is a true “fit” for Herb Kelleher, who introduced discount air travel to America a half-century ago. This admitted maverick would have “made it big” in the ingenious ways of his choosing in whichever country he lived in. The late icon’s business acumen, zest for life, indomitable spirit and commitment to both employees and the flying public were as expansive as the skies ...

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