Copywriter Saves the Day

By Matt Van Hoven 

Here’s a story about a copywriter, James Spring, who came to a crossroads in his life and decided to do something meaningful. In his formative days, Spring had been an amphetamine smuggler, operating out of the Baja peninsula of Mexico. Years later Spring became a copywriter, living with his family and working in San Deigo. As he neared his 40th birthday, Spring decided to do something meaningful, so he headed to Mexico to save two kids that had been kidnapped by their meth addicted, murdering parents. It all worked out in the end, but not the way he expected. Click here to listen &#151 fast forward to 11:30 and settle in.

After the jump, video of the kids reuniting with their grandparents.

Via This American Life

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