Sometimes we need a good reminder that it pays to set aside first impressions and preconceived notions.
In Oregon 17 years ago, Jim Daggett knocked on the door of a kit airplane company (the one that provided the materials for the airplane I built) looking for a job. The only job available involved saws and power tools. But Daggett was completely blind.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.