Why I Support WBHM: Jacob Long

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Birmingham resident Jacob Long started listening to WBHM for one simple reason: he wanted to learn more about the 2016 presidential primary.

“I wanted to know what was going on and have a basis for my opinion and just wanted to become a more informed citizen,” says Long.

Long says he fell in love with what he heard on WBHM. He also noticed a change within himself.

“I was this sort-of apathetic youth that didn’t feel like anything really affected me and let everyone else who has a stake in it be the ones throwing their opinions around,” says Long. “Without NPR I don’t think I would have ever thought of my opinion and thoughts as relevant.

“It made me feel more relevant by being more informed.”

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