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Tough and Universal: Stories of Grit

7 EpisodesProduced by Louisville Public MediaWebsite

This limited-run podcast from WFPL — produced in partnership with IDEAS xLab — brings you first-person accounts from people in your community who’ve overcome some significant challenge and thrived despite the odds. They’re hopeful stories, in a world that’s often full of the opposite. From Louisvill… read more


Tough And Universal: Law School Graduate Carlos Hernandez Remembers Journey From Cuba To Louisville

“Tough and Universal: Stories of Grit” is a new series from WFPL produced in partnership with IDEAS xLab. In this episode, recent law school graduate Carlos Hernandez Ocampo recalls his journey from Cuba to the U.S. when he was 11 years old. Since arriving in Miami as a child, he and his family have built a life in the U.S., and moved to Louisville in 2000. Since then, Carlos has earned a bachelor's degree in art and a law degree, and served in the U.S. Navy.

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