James “Radio” Kennedy, The Inspiration For The Film “Radio,” Died Sunday Morning

The basis of the 2003 movie “Radio” was the friendship between former T.L. Hanna football coach Harold Jones and James “Radio” Kennedy, which starred Cuba Gooding Jr.  I have watched this movie a dozen times and was always moved by the friendship.  According to the Independent Mail, “for decades, he'd been an unofficial 11th-grader at T.L. Hanna High School, where he kept vigil since 1965. Once a quiet student, he became one of Anderson's most famous resident.

Rest In Peace "Radio"

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