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Have you ever had to reinvent yourself, because of the big changes in our local economy or in your personal life? Did you lose a job, go back to school, do things you never thought you’d be doing? What is that like?

ReInvention Stories: Merphie Frazier

Merphie Frazier
Merphie Frazier

This week on Reinvention Stories we meet Merphie Frazier, president of the anti-violence group Street Souljaz.

Frazier went to the University of Dayton on a football scholarship.  He suffered injures, but he was still able to play - and he was being recruited by the NFL. Frazier wanted to play for the Steelers - until he saw a presentation at a training camp…

This ReInvention Story was produced by Steve Bognar, Basim Blunt, Wayne Baker, Neenah Ellis and Sarah Buckingham.

ReInvention Stories is brought to you by WYSO and Localore, a national initiative produced by AIR, the Association of Independents in Radio, Incorporated – in collaboration with Zeega- with financial support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.