A quick solo monologue for a great local story of persistence and overcoming circumstance. It's one of those "the kids are alright" tales and it just might be the best story you've heard today.
The story we're talking about today was written by Michael Reschke, and you should definitely go read it at the Herald Times. It is well worth your time. And here's our hero, Joshua Johnson, quoted in Bloom magazine, as well.