They say you should never go into business with family — but for Craig Fernandes, starting a patriotic clothing company with his son Brady has actually brought the two of them closer together. Craig speaks to poet Kelley Bell about how experiencing a mid-career layoff helped him get to know his son better, at a point in life where most parents and their children grow apart.
Versify is a production of Nashville Public Radio and The Porch — Nashville’s nonprofit literary center. Editing for this episode came from WPLN’s Emily Siner, with additional editing by Anita Bugg, and The Porch’s Susannah Felts. Production for this episode was by Tasha Lemley. The episode was written, hosted and co-produced by Joshua Moore.