WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Pediatric Neurosurgeon and New York Times Best-Selling Author Dr. Ben Carson speaks at A.U. }}" />

   
 
 
World-Renowned Doctor Speaks In Ashland

Story By: Brian Skowronski

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 8/21/2014

The man with perhaps the most gifted hands on the planet dazzled hundreds with his words at Ashland University, during the annual Ashbrook Memorial Dinner.

World-renowned Dr. Benjamin Carson, who holds more than 60 honorary doctorate degrees, was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and even had an award- winning movie made about his life, served as keynote speaker at the prestigious event.

Carson shared with the dozens of attendees about his rise to success and thoughts on how to mend this severed nation.

"The United States of America is one nation," Carson says. "We should not allow ourselves to be fractured by those who try to drive wedges into every crack to create a war and essentially to destroy something that is very good."

Carson mentioned many times during his speech that he is not politically correct, noting several inadequacies in the U.S. government. The New York Times best-selling author believes programs such as Obama-care will inevitably fail and it will be up to America's most educated leaders to help rebuild the country.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Ohio local governments and schools have a relatively new option for investing money through the state. Full Story
Image1 The release of the new Apple iPhone 6 Friday attracted large crowds to cell phone stores across the country, including the Verizon store on Lexington-Springmill Road in Ontario. Full Story
 
Image1 Ontario High School has a new and unique way of revving-up spirit on Fridays before home football games. Full Story
Image1 As part of the Kennedy Center’s Partners in Education program, teaching artist Karen Erickson will visit Mansfield to lead the Kennedy Center’s workshop, “Who’s the Hero? Confronting Bullying Through the Arts.” Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Free confronting bullying workshop offered for teachers

More News