For a short guy, Reid Weinbrom could hit you really hard on the football field. He wasn’t athletic-looking, but he put every ounce of effort he could muster into our neighborhood football and basketball games.
Reid wasn’t much fun to block or tackle, I remember, because he just wouldn’t give up. That was 40 years ago in our suburban York, Pa., neighborhood. He sometimes was the butt of jokes because of his size and because he stuttered, a problem he conquered with hours and hours of practice in front of a mirror at home.
Now Reid, 56, puts that same kind of effort into his three-year-old career as a real estate agent in his hometown. Listen to him talk about his new job: “I love it. I absolutely love it. I love the competition. It’s a real contact sport. I love it. I love pitting myself against the best agents there are here in York.” [Read more…]