May 8, 2021

Who said that?

Florida's quote of the day

| 4/22/2021

"It’s a story of a young man with no shoes that turned up one day and was impossible to kick out for 35 years."

-- Jeff Stewart

Even when Jeff Stewart was a kid growing up in Kentucky, radio was a big part of his life.

Right before he went to sleep, he’d fire up his parents’ old tube radio and flip between the stations, bouncing between Chicago, Cincinnati and New York.

“I just thought there was something sort of magical about the radio,” he said. “And I guess I still feel that way.”

Stewart spent 35 years as a WMNF volunteer and on-air music programmer. For the last six, he woke up each Wednesday at 4 a.m. to host the morning show.

Wednesday marked his last broadcast.

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