Some people worth knowing

Posted By: John Moore · 12/13/2014 4:22:00 PM

We talked about and with some interesting people this week. 

Stella Young sadly died December 6th but leaves behind a must watch Ted Talk. Stella was a little person who used a wheel chair. In her Ted talk she chided people for thinking disabled people are here to make them appreciate how inconsequential their own problems are. “I am not your inspiration’” she said.  I know from my blind friends it's not infrequent that someone comes up to them and calls them "inspirational" and "brave". As Stella says, "I'm just living thanks". You can watch her talk here.

On Friday I played clips from a conversation with Jimmy Greene a Jazz saxophonist living in Connecticut. Jimmy's daughter Ana was one of the children murdered at Sandy Hood Elementary on December 14th 2012. His new album is a tribute to her short life and the joy she brought people. It's ...