A Walk Across AmericaI am reading this book for a summer reading assignment and need some help. How did Peter's experiance with National Geographinc spur his desire to be a writer?

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Yes, Jenkins was inspired by a professor. He was able to get a contract with National Geographic for the pictures and story. Having this contract gave him an experience he would never forget, and made him realize he did want to be a writer. It also got his foot in the door.