Names are important.
Unlike most important things in your life--such as where you will live, who you will marry, your school, your career, etc.--you don’t get to choose your name. When you’re born, someone gives you your name.
When I was born, I was named after a local broadcaster, Martin Karant, in Kingsport, Tennessee. My brother, Joey, was named after Joey Bishop, a famous singer my parents loved around the time he was born.Read More