Video: Journalist Byron Pitts on faith, family, and overcoming reading challenges

By The Understood Team

When Byron Pitts was 12 years old, he couldn’t read. He had a single mother with a 10th-grade education. The kids at school bullied him and called him stupid. The doctors told his mother he had an intellectual disability. Pitts is now a thriving journalist.

Hear his story about reading struggles and bullying in childhood, and how his mother and his faith inspired him.

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    The Understood Team is made up of passionate writers and editors. Many of them have kids who learn and think differently.