Mike DeVito, a nine year veteran of the NFL where he played for the Jets and Chiefs, talks about growing up with the game of football, coming to play at the University of Maine, and the challenges and joys of a career playing professional football. This is an honest, insightful, thoughtful conversation with someone who made it to the peak of his profession and then decided to take a step back to be with his family and settle down in Hampden, Maine.
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Special thanks to Purple Planet Music for contributing music to this week's episode.
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Jonathan and MaryAnn Bench, an active and enthusiastic couple and natives of Wisconsin and Utah respectively, share their journey and love story of how they ended up in Maine raising four kids.
Connor Archer talks about growing up with autism and the work he is doing through a non-profit he created called Courageous Steps to raise funds and awareness for those with autism. A graduate of Old Town High School and a student at Husson University, Connor has been recognized statewide and nationally for his work.
The former Chair of the Maine Democratic Party and veteran campaigner Ben Grant talks about his experiences on state house races, referendums, the 2014 Maine governor's race, and more. Ben talks about his Maine roots, moving back to Maine, and what he believes the Democratic Party needs to do to regain its footing. This podcast conversation is in depth and honest look at Maine politics from an experienced insider's perspective and should be compelling to politically minded people and casual observers alike.