Why I Support WBHM: The Williams Family

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Meagan Williams poses with Yosef, Appalachian State University's mascot.

Courtesy Cindy Williams
Meagan Williams poses with Yosef, Appalachian State University’s mascot.

Paul and Cindy Williams family listen to WBHM everyday.

“We turn on the radio first thing in the morning and then make coffee,” says Cindy.

The whole family, including their children, has been listening to NPR for decades.

“Just being surrounded by public radio in the car and also at home, was constantly putting a worldview into my head,” says their daughter Meagan, now a college student.

“Meagan always said she wouldn’t remember lullabies that we sang to her, but she could hum the intros to different NPR shows,” says Cindy.

They say tuning into WBHM as a family has helped them start many meaningful conversations.

“We definitely use what we hear on the radio as a launching pad for deeper discussions,” says Paul. “I think that it has made our kids more thoughtful people.”

 

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