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February 12, 2023
James Cox is an individual living with cerebral palsy. He has a podcast called “When Words Fail…Music Speaks,” in which he discusses how Music can help with depression. James has lived with cerebral palsy all of his life, and now he wants to help people understand that living with a disability does not define who he is.
James’ dad is a retired colonel in the Air Force, so he lived in many different places, such as the Philippines and bases in the southeast USA, meeting many interesting people and gaining life experience. James has worked several different jobs over the years that allowed him the opportunity to meet new people and gain different outlooks on life. Places such as Central Carolina Tech College, The Sumter Library, Dave and Buster’s, and Outback Steakhouse.
James has been living on his own for five years now. Moving out of Sumter, SC, he has been living up to his lifelong goal to live on his own and thrive despite his disability. He now lives in Columbia, SC, and has a part-time job that he loves in addition to his podcast.