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How His Family Farm Helped This Birder Learn To Fly

As a zoologist and ornithologist, Drew Lanham spends many of his days in the company of birds. It’s the way he’s always wanted it to be, ever since growing up on his family farm in South Carolina. 

At StoryCorps, he spoke with his friend John Lane about the childhood that helped his career take flight.

Top photo: Drew Lanham (right) and John Lane at their StoryCorps interview in Clemson, SC on December 9, 2019.  By Eric Rodgers for StoryCorps.

Originally aired December 20, 2019, on NPR’s Morning Edition.