Ben Carson: The other surprise in Republican race

Republican presidential hopeful, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, gestures while speaking during the Republican presidential debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California on September 16, 2015At 14, Ben Carson tried to stab a classmate. Had the boy’s metal belt buckle not stopped the blade, Carson would probably be in prison. The incident leaves audiences speechless when Carson tells it at conservative gatherings, an opportunity for him to show how faith and family values helped a drifting teenager escape poverty’s grip and find the internal strength to realize his dream of becoming a doctor.

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