Lawrence Husick — and his "world's longest attention span" — took the judge's prize at Mission Story Slam 2: Saving Democracy.
It might be easier to explain what lawyer, scholar and all-around tech nerd Lawrence Husick has not done in his career, rather try to ennumerate what he has done: He has not given up on representative democracy in the United States.
Alarmed by the results of the 2016 election, Husick began working to make people understand the caustic effects of gerrymandering on elections. He has driven thousands of miles around the state to speak on behalf of Fair Districts PA, exhorting citizens to retake their authority from a system that has allowed politicians to select their voters, rather than the other way around.
And, in a way, it all stems from his family's Passover table. Just watch the video.