Connor Martin reflects on his childhood with his brother, veteran and athlete Kevin Ash, the man who taught him to drive stick and loved having him around.
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He was quite a bit older than me growing up but he was never afraid to kind of have the younger brother tag along. I got to hang out with his friends or hang out with his wife at the time. He was pretty inclusive of me growing up, kind of whatever he was doing. One of my favorite memories is he taught me how to drive a stick shift and then, so that’s the kind of car I’ve driven ever since. And just very clear memories of like driving around an old parking lot in [inaudible] growing up and yelling at each other a bunch because we’re both kind of alpha male personalities and I wasn’t getting it right away and he wasn’t being too patient with me and we were both kind of yelling back and forth but eventually I got it and I don’t know, just playing sports together. He played football obviously and rugby and we got some memories on the rugby pitch together but really just kind of hanging out and working out together, that was pretty much it just with his being overseas a bunch and through most of my teen years for sure but yeah. This video was produced by BrainLine thanks to generous support from the Infinite Hero Foundation.