Name: Ben Seal
Hometown: Newtown Square
Been a volunteer at MW since: 2015
What I do at MW: I work with Zeyah in a writing mentorship, focused on improving his writing and setting him up to succeed in high school next year.
Favorite author: George Saunders
Last book I read: Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson
Book I liked as a kid: The Phantom Tollboth by Norton Juster
Quote I like: “Brevity is the soul of wit.” – Shakespeare
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—President Obama’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities
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Mighty Writers has won a prestigious 2015 Edward R, Murrow Award for an audio documentary titled GOING BLACK: THE LEGACY OF PHILLY SOUL RADIO.
GOING BLACK: THE LEGACY OF PHILLY SOUL RADIO, a two-hour audio documentary that aired on public radio stations around the country in 2014 and again in 2015, recaptured the glory days (1950—1979) of Black radio in Philadelphia.