WNWR The Word 1540AM Philadelphia 7-29-2023

Michael LettsOur first guest is Michael Letts, President and Founder of Invest USA and our regular expert on current events. In this week’s broadcast, Michael will discuss the active shooter in Atlanta and how it was handled. And the latest of what is happening to Police Officers and Police Departments across the Nation. Michael also discusses how one of Michael’s In-Vest USAvests saved an officer in South Carolina from being killed in the past week.

Michael Letts is an individual who dedicates his time and effort to the cause. He is the driving force behind InVest USA, a national grassroots non-profit organization that assists communities in equipping their police forces with thousands of bulletproof vests. Through educational programs, public relations, sponsorships, and fundraising initiatives, InVest USA has made a significant impact. Michael’s extensive 30-year law enforcement experience further solidifies his unwavering support for his fellow police officers. To learn more about Michael Letts, please visit his official website at www.investusa.org.

Brad Minns, renown tennis player and body builderOur second guest is Brad Minns, a renowned Tennis Star who has not only played at the World level but has also ventured into bodybuilding. Brad’s journey has been nothing short of inspiring, and we can’t wait to delve into his extraordinary achievements.

In 1995, Brad Minns achieved a monumental feat by winning the P.A.S. Experimental and Applied Sciences nutritional supplement transformation contest, which is now famously known as Body-for-Life. His dedication and passion for fitness have made him a national spokesperson for the competition.

But Brad’s inspiring storyNever Give Up movie poster doesn’t end there. In 1985, at the age of twenty, he participated in the Men’s Singles Tennis Finals at the World Games for the Deaf. In an unforgettable match that lasted a grueling five hours, Brad displayed sheer determination and resilience. He fought back from match point in the third set to ultimately clinch the Gold medal in the fifth set. This match, described by writer/director Rob Loos as one for the ages, symbolizes Brad’s ability to conquer immense challenges and embrace life to the fullest.

Brad Minns’ journey has been a testament to his incredible willpower and drive to succeed. Despite losing his hearing at the tender age of 3, his parents refused to let him be defined by his disability. Instead, they instilled in him the belief that he could live a normal life. With unwavering support from his family and his faith in God, Brad pursued a public school education and discovered his passion for sports and competition. This determination paved the way for him to become a champion in both tennis and bodybuilding.

In fact, Brad’s life story is so awe-inspiring that a new movie about his experiences is set to be released on September 1st, titled “Never Give Up.” This powerful feature-length drama, directed by Rob Loos and produced by our other guest, Rick Eldridge, delves into one of the most remarkable tennis matches in history and showcases one of the greatest comebacks in the world of sports.

Rick Eldridge, producer of the movie "Never Give Up."Joining Brad today is Rick Eldridge, the esteemed executive producer of “Never Give Up,” he brings over 30 years of experience in the entertainment industry to the table. From being a musician, producer, and director to an accomplished entrepreneur, Rick knows how to make projects come to life. His illustrious career includes collaborations with industry giants such as Universal, Disney, and ESPN, among others.

Together, Rob Loos, Rick Eldridge, and the talented team at ReelWorks Studios have crafted a film that is set to inspire audiences across the nation. “Never Give Up” promises to be a captivating cinematic experience that celebrates the human spirit and the determination to overcome all odds.

Make sure to mark your calendars for September 1st, as “Never Give Up” hits select theaters nationwide. And don’t forget to visit Brad Minns’ website at BradMinns.com to learn more about this exceptional individual. Tune in as we delve deeper into the extraordinary journey of Brad Minns and the making of “Never Give Up.” This is a radio show you won’t want to miss! View the trailer here.

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