Youth Advocate Gino Medeiros remembers a conversation with Maya Angelou that inspired him
Updated: May 23
On one of the latest episodes of Hollywood Now, entertainment correspondent Joseph Bonner talks with Author and Youth Advocate Gino Medeiros about his upcoming book "Broken Boy." Gino discusses with Mr. Bonner in detail how life in the foster
care system shaped his youth and continues to drive his advocacy work today.
Gino gets emotional as he shares with Joseph the impact his foster mom (who legally adopted him as an adult) had on his life.
Mr. Medeiros shares a memorable conversation he had with the legendary Maya Angelou in the early 2000’s. He describes the experience as “transformative” and explains that it was Ms. Angelou who inspired him to write down his deeply personal story of tragedy turned to triumph. His inspirational story is sure not to leave a dry eye!
This is definitely a Hollywood Now episode you don't want to miss! You can stream Hollywood Now by checking your local listings on the Joseph Bonner Network or visiting online at www.josephbonner.com/television
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