It was back on April 5th when an unassuming 29-year-old came walking into our building

He was polite, courteous, and dedicated. He had some information he wanted to see if any of our radio stations could mention, a quick couple of seconds maybe. I saw him when he came in, his big old smile shined bright, easily outperforming the attempted sunshine outside. We shook hands and I listened to 29-year-old Benjamin Antonsen eagerly tell me about an upcoming fundraiser. I brought him into my studio and put him on the air, and then I wrote a story about his event. I was glad to promote it, and he and I walked back out to his mom's car, and off he went. Just another workday for me, but for Ben, it was more than that.....

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Yesterday he dropped by once again, he had a letter in one hand and another flyer in the other

I inserted part of his letter for one main reason, to show what a class act he is. To take the time to sit down, and pour out his "Thank you" and other nice words stared back at me, and for the first time, I realized how lucky I am to have this job. We go to work 5 days a week and for the most part, take it for granted. This is a special young man who devotes a lot of his time doing what he can for the special Olympics. For some people they may judge someone with a disability, Benjamin in my mind is crystal clear and razor-sharp. His heart overcomes any obstacle and his attitude is way beyond impressive. He's a fantastic guy and I'm honored to be his friend. Here is some info on what he brought in:

WHEN: May 7th  - 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

WHERE: The Bismarck Moose Lodge ( 312 N 20th St, Bismarck )

EVENT: "Pick a Planter"  - Mother's Day is just around the corner! We Invite YOU to join HIT for our first ever "Pick a Planter" Event

 Lunch specials will be served!! Please come and VOTE for your favorite planter. Top 5 participants will receive prizes!!


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