Knowling said Monday that he hopes his visit reminds people to appreciate where they come from, but to strive for greatness.
“This is the only place on the planet where the position you’re born in the world doesn’t define you,” he said. “You can do anything you want to do.”
Megan Graham is the Kokomo Tribune business reporter. She can be reached by phone at 765-454-8570, email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Twitter at @megancgraham.