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Thursday, November 16, 2006

Amid gray hairs, a golden idea



(Eric Andersen poses with the Plainville Senior Center's choral group, Globe Staff Photo by Bill Polo)

Eric Andersen was a high school senior volunteering at the Norwood Senior Center when opportunity knocked.

He saw that the centers needed help organizing their paperwork and created a software product, MySeniorCenter, that solves the problem.

Now he's dropped out of college, a la Bill Gates, and with a partner heads a company of five people with offices in Sherborn. At the grand old age of 20.

Read more about Andersen in today's Globe West.

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