Phoenix, AZ -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/17/2019 -- VoiceAmerica, the leader in online media broadcasting and the largest producer and distributor of live internet talk radio, today announced the interview with "The Mandela of America" and the Ambassador of Joy. Join Barry Shore and Matthew Charles as they discuss the ability to transcend prison, the criminal justice system, and achieve a Life without anger. The episode played live on VoiceAmerica.com on September 10th and is found here, VoiceAmerica at HERE. And on http://www.barryshore.com.
The Ambassador of JOY brings YOU the "Mandela of America". Matthew Charles served DECADES in prison for drug related mistakes in his youth. While in prison he realized that personal responsibility is the pathway to JOY. He became a Christian and served his term in dignity. Upon release Matthew maintained a clean, directed, faith filled life. Due to an administrative error the court ordered him BACK to PRISON to serve another ten plus years! The enormity of this unfair miscarriage of justice caused a national outcry. The BEST NEWS was that President Donald Trump had been working on prison reform since his inauguration. This Landmark Order is known as the First Step Act. Matthew is the FIRST person to benefit. With delight and a flair for the grand, the First Lady invited Matthew to attend the State of the Union Address in 2019 and be recognized by the nation.
Today Matthew advocates for greater awareness through http://www.FAMM.org. Not to be missed. and definitely to be shared. Heroes exist...
About Matthew Charles
Matthew Charles is the first beneficiary of President Trump's First Step Act. In 2016, he received early release from prison and turned his life around. However, he was sent back to serve a decade more because the court had made an error in releasing him. His case made national headlines and sparked calls for clemency. Finally, on Jan. 3, 2019, he was released again as a result of the passage of the First Step Act. Matthew was acknowledged in President Trump's remarks at the 2019 State of the Union Address, which he attended as the guest of the first lady, Melania Trump.
Matthew was originally sentenced to 35 years in prison. He was released in 2016 after a federal judge ruled that Matthew should benefit from the 2010 Fair Sentencing Act. Fortunately, the First Step Act included a provision to apply the Fair Sentencing Act retroactively, which the government agreed would allow for Matthew's immediate release.
His case has been covered by USA Today, NPR, New York Times, Dana Perino and Barry Shore.
About Barry Shore
Barry Shore is the Ambassador of Joy. His Mission is to transform the world through JOY. He is also a successful serial entrepreneur with 2 exits and 3 issued patents. In September 2004 he became a quadriplegic overnight from a rare disease. His journey to regain mobility pushed him to Go MAD (Make A Di erence). He set out to build a platform to teach people to LIVE in JOY, daily. No matter the situation. To that end www.BarryShore.com and The JOY of LIVING Institute TM were born. Further he attracted the talent to build systems that enable people to GIVE money to their favorite Cause at little or no cost. The goal is giving one billion dollars by making every day giving e ortless and meaningful. He also Founded the KEEP SMILING Movement which has distributed more than One MILLION KEEP SMILING Cards for free. His radio show/podcast, The JOY of LIVING, is heard worldwide by hundreds of thousands. In the process of recovering from full paralysis he has become an avid swimmer and by swimming 2 miles/day 6X/week has accumulated more than 7,223 miles over 12 years. Get his 11 Strategies for LIVING in JOY, daily. For Free. http://www.barryshore.com/getstrategies
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