From Functionally Illiterate To CBS Reporter

By Brian 

CBS correspondent Byron Pitts was found to be “functionally illiterate” when he was 12 years old, today’s Washington Post reveals.

“How Pitts overcame that inauspicious start to excel in a profession built on writing and speaking is as good a story as any that he has covered. To this day, at a public event he will fight to get one of the first copies of a press release because he needs time to digest it. He says his wife can finish a book three or four times as fast as he can.” Read the full story…

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