Two years ago, tonight’s guest, Brandon Charles, packed all his stuff in a duffle bag, boarded a Greyhound bus on a snowy evening, and traveled overnight from Pittsburgh to DC. When he arrived, he hopped on the metro – something he had never done before – and then took a cab to his temporary new home. What makes this story compelling is that Brandon was born blind, and his bold move followed a string of challenges he had experienced over several years. The move turned out to be a major turning point in his life and a great thing for Arlington residents. Brandon has since begun producing and hosting the Breaking Boundaries program on WERA-LP, an advocacy program for the disabled. The show airs on Mondays at 4:00 p.m. on 96.7 FM and is in its second year. Brandon joins us to share his story of self-discovery and higher purpose, and to challenge us in how we see, interact with, and serve the disabled.
A challenge to listen to the disabled, honor their input, and respect their intelligence.
Faith in Christ leads to an understanding of forgiveness and a desire to be a change agent.
The joy of giving the disabled a voice.
FULL INTERVIEW WITH BRANDON CHARLES
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