At 19, Gregory Perkins packed his things and left home in Niagara Falls, N.Y. to head out west and see what California had to offer. He worked at a fast food restaurant where he met his wife and he later got a job as a jailer in a correctional facility. It was there, in Sacramento, that he got the idea for his business. With players like American Greetings and Hallmark dominating the greeting card business, venturing out as an independent might have seemed foolish, but 46-year-old Perkins had some divine advice.
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