Listen to a week in his life, in his own words.
- 'Good luck, everybody'
- 'You never signed up for this’
- ‘I cannot hold it all’
- 'For me, it’s all the blues'
- 'First thing's first, I gotta beat this game'
- ‘It is a pretty significant hole in the system’
- ‘We grew up in agriculture—we’ve had a lot of experience of going without’
- ‘I’ll be getting my degree in the mail, but that has me feeling hollow’
- ‘Midland is trending on Twitter, and Donald Trump is tweeting about us’
- ‘We just had one of our many talks about being a black boy in America’
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