Barry Shore, the Ambassador of JOY, interviews an American hero, Frank Shankwitz. In addition to serving the country in the US Air Force he has along distinguished career in law enforcement as a Highway Patrol Motorcycle Officer. It was in that capacity that the opportunity arose to Unite Frank’s Heart with the Heart of a dying child and the result is a world wide movement unwon as the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Frank exemplifies the rugged American spirit of CAN DO and Being of Benefit. His personal story is one of Triumph despite the odds. From humble beginnings Frank has grown to become a “Forbes Top Ten Keynote Speaker and the subject of a soon to be released Hollywood Movie: WishMan. Never one to rest Frank is busying his 8th decade pushing the limits and reawakening people to the beauty of being of service. He truly exemplifies the JOY of lIVING. You’ll be better for listening to this powerful purposeful positive episode. be sure to share. Best Wishes, Barry.
Frank Shankwitz is best known as A Founder of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, an extraordinary charity that grants the wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses. The Foundation is now global and grants a child’s wish approx every 28 minutes. He is a US Air Force veteran, was an AZ Highway Patrol Motorcycle Officer, a Homicide Detective, and retired after 42 yrs. He is featured in tv, publications and received awards, like the White House Call To Service Award from George W. Bush, an award from West Point, the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, received an Honorary Doctorate Degree, Doctor of Public Service from Ohio State Univ, was identified as one of the 10 Most Amazing Arizonans in the AZ Republic, was noted as a Forbes Top Ten Keynote Speaker, and was presented the Unite4Humanity Celebrity ICON Social Impact Award. His new book, “Wishman” was released in Oct 2016. Available on Amazon. His life story will soon be featured in the movie, “Wish Man”. See his website www.wishman1.com