2012 Elections http://whqr.org en At 65, James Tramble Casts His First Ballot http://whqr.org/post/65-james-tramble-casts-his-first-ballot <p></p><p>The trip to the polls for millions of Americans is quick and easy. The hardest part may be enduring long lines. But for those who struggle with literacy, it can be hard to find the courage to stand in that line at all. New Hanover County resident James Tramble dropped out of school in the fourth grade. He learned to navigate the world without reading or writing. At 65 years old, Tramble’s never voted. But this year is different. WHQR's Sara Wood brings us his story, and what it means to vote for the first time.</p> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Sara Wood 26803 at http://whqr.org At 65, James Tramble Casts His First Ballot