Jim Brazeal, in the red and blue jersey, training for his cross-country ride. (Photo: Prairie Village Post)
The member, who also ended up being the rush chair, told him about his experiences on the ‘Journey of Hope’, Pi Kappa Phi’s cross country bike ride dedicated to helping people with disabilities. Brazeal, whose younger sister was born with chromosome 18p deletion Ñ a minor form of down syndrome Ñ immediately knew this was something he wanted to be a part of.
“I’ve always been close to people with disabilities,” Brazeal said. “So I know the impact that people who help them can have on their lives.”