What do these two men have in common? After reading about them both recently, I’d have to say: not too much.
Dr. Ben Carson, neurosurgeon
Tiger Woods, golf pro
Like many of our readers, I became aware of Dr. Ben Carson of Johns Hopkins University when my brother posted his speech at the National Prayer Breakfast this past February. Soon after, I purchased his autobiography, Gifted Hands, for my e-reader. It’s a fast read and a fascinating story which I’ve been enjoying in the stolen moments I’ve had for reading this week.
[For an even briefer bio of this remarkable man, read here.]
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I could listen to this guy all day.
World-renowned pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson has become practically a folk-hero, all due to his stirring speech during this year’s National Prayer Breakfast.
He’s been appearing everywhere from TV to Twitter ever since. No wonder: he’s intelligent, charismatic and remarkably plain-spoken… a combination that’s in short supply today.
No one knows yet what his future holds (and Dr. Carson isn’t saying, either), but until he decides, I hope he keeps giving interviews like the one below:
Can we make this guy Speaker-of-the-House??
Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, a world-renowned pediatric neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital delivered what is being described as one of the more unique speechesdelivered at this morning’s National Prayer Breakfast. Rush Limbaugh raved about it on his show, today, because the good doctor took the opportunity to share his theories about the national debt, deficits, taxation and health care, all in opposition to Obama’s policies.
(Updated with better video via Freedom’s Lighthouse)
The Blaze reported:
His keynote, while predicated upon the theme of Jesus Christ as his ultimate role model, also took a starkly political tone, advocating against some of the very policies the president has implemented.
At the beginning of his speech, Carson shared an intense disdain for political correctness. Without getting too specific on the issue front, he said that Americans should stop being afraid to speak up and defend their beliefs; he also encouraged people…
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