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Remembering Bob Bruss

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Editor's note: Longtime Inman News columnist Robert "Bob" J. Bruss died one year ago today. Jessica Swesey, former Inman News vice president of content and managing editor, remembers Bob in this guest article. A year ago today, we heard the heartbreaking news that our dear friend, real estate advocate and prolific author Bob Bruss had passed. It is a memorable day because he was such a memorable guy. My first thoughts are of his happy face, his smile and his thirst for doing the right thing in real estate, all while making a healthy profit. Bob was one of the special few who were able to do this, as evidenced by his colossal following of readers from coast to coast. I also can't help but think about how much the market has changed since Bob left us. And the news of major Wall Street firms dropping like flies, congressional leaders telling us we are on the brink of an economic disaster. What would Bob think of all this? For those of us who religiously read Bob's...