Day: September 30, 2015

Never Underestimate the Impact One Person Can Have on the World

(Editor’s Note:  My son, Andrew Brown, lost a very dear teacher, mentor, and friend yesterday when Ben Hutto passed away.  This is the same Ben Hutto who was recently given a shout out by Stephen Colbert on one of his first Late Night shows, and the same person who was included – unbeknownst to us before we heard his name read out loud – in the Prayers of the People when we visited St. Martin-in-the-Fields in London a couple of weeks ago.  Ben not only touched our family, he touched tens of thousands of people all across the globe.  Ben had a love for music and life that reached so many people on so many different levels.  I noted in my 60 Lessons from 60 Years (#54) that one should never underestimate the impact one person can have on the world.  Ben Hutto was one of those people who touched many lives.  Andrew wrote the following for Facebook, and as of this afternoon, his post was nearing 400 likes.  It was just one of hundreds …