This story originally aired on May 6, 2017.
Ben Union basically grew up in a church, and for him there was little question as to what he wanted to be when he grew up. He was going to be a preacher.
But in religion, just like in politics, or relationships, challenging or even traumatic experiences can make you change your feelings about a path you were once entirely certain about.
This was the case for Ben Union. He didn’t become a preacher, but instead, a professional musician in Tacoma.