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.
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.
For discussion questions for this podcast episode, click here.
The voicemail clips you heard at the end were from Kate’s true believers– her family and friends. We’d love to hear from you. To lend your voice to a future episode, leave us a voicemail: (978) 842-1817.