Why I Support WBHM: Christina Ochsenbauer

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Dr. Christina Ochsenbauer with her husband, Dr. John Kappes
Dr. Christina Ochsenbauer with her husband, Dr. John Kappes

Dr. Christina Ochsenbauer says, “I’m originally from Germany and now I live in Homewood, for the past 20 years. I discovered WBHM when I came here from Europe, and I like to listen to it because it provides the in-depth coverage of national and world news that I was used to from home. I couldn’t find any other station that provided that. And it’s also commercial free, which is something that I appreciated. And over the years it has really just become my main source of information for me because I don’t have time to read a daily newspaper, and WBHM gives me all the information I need, and then I can go and follow up on it if I want to learn more. I really do appreciate the coverage that they provide because the people that report from Western Europe, they really know what they’re talking about, and they understand the cultural context. And I think it’s very important to have this perspective. It’s very, very thoughtful.”

“Our son who is now seven listens, and he likes to listen, and he will also comment on what he hears on the radio. And I think that’s really important because it gives children like him that are exposed to WBHM the opportunity to learn about the world, that there are other perspectives out there. And if you raise them that way, hopefully they will become thoughtful adults that will make thoughtful choices.”

To join Christina in supporting WBHM, public radio for the heart of Alabama and beyond, click here. To check out her husband John’s testimonial, click here.

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