Sometimes Your Elective Classes In College Become Your Life’s Passion

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The Corning Museum of Glass’ GlassBarge that is about to tour the Hudson River and the Erie Canal is a combination of skills, technology and creative artistry by a very talented team that travels with the GlassBarge to various communities along the way. Eric Meek, Sr. Manager of Hot Glass Programs for The Corning Museum of Glass has been creating objects from glass for the last 25 years. However, his college objective was to be a biologist, it was only because of the fact that he was required to have an elective course, and he chose glassblowing, that he is now the manager of all Hot Glass Programs at the museum.

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