Wes Moore had a rough childhood growing up in Baltimore. His father died when he was a child, he struggled in school and was arrested for vandalism before something shifted. Moore grew up to be a Rhodes Scholar, White House fellow, and published writer. And along the way, he learned of another man who shared his same name, but is serving a life sentence in prison. He talks with Kate about what he learned from “the other” Wes Moore.

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WES MOORE is a bestselling author, and founder of Robin Hood, a huge poverty-fighting organization in NYC. His book “The Other Wes Moore” which goes in-depth and brought attention to the fine line between success and failure.


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To learn more about The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates, click here.

To learn more about Everything Happens for a Reason (and Other Lies I’ve Loved) by Kate Bowler, click here.

For more about Wes’ work at Robin Hood, click here.

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