25 min

Building a Skate Park for Jake Baltimore Boomerang

    • Society & Culture

In December 2001, Jake Owen was killed in a distracted-driving car crash when he was just 5 years old. Ever since, his parents Spike and Susan have been championing legislation to toughen the laws against distracted drivers, and now they are raising funds to open a skateboard park in Jake's name. Listen as Spike talks about the progress that's been made in the past few years and how he and his wife have found the strength to continue to honor their son.Host: Jess MayhughGuests: Spike OwenProducers: Michelle Harris and Jess MayhughEngineer: Jon TimianArtwork: Aaron Hope

In December 2001, Jake Owen was killed in a distracted-driving car crash when he was just 5 years old. Ever since, his parents Spike and Susan have been championing legislation to toughen the laws against distracted drivers, and now they are raising funds to open a skateboard park in Jake's name. Listen as Spike talks about the progress that's been made in the past few years and how he and his wife have found the strength to continue to honor their son.Host: Jess MayhughGuests: Spike OwenProducers: Michelle Harris and Jess MayhughEngineer: Jon TimianArtwork: Aaron Hope

25 min

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