S.C. natives Rick Wade and Stacey Brayboy took a chance on long-shot presidential candidate Barack Obama about a year and a half ago.
The Democratic political operatives agreed to work for the U.S. senator from Illinois and helped orchestrate his S.C. primary win.
They mobilized hundreds of Palmetto State volunteers - in barber shops, hair salons and on college campuses - to turn out the vote, building a first-of-its-kind grass-roots organization from the ground up.
Now, the South Carolinians are blazing paths to bright futures on the national scene, working for Obama's bid to take the White House in other states. Read the complete story at myrtlebeachonline.com