Bitty and Beau’s founder to speak before US Senate Committee

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Bitty and Beau’s Coffee calls itself the “happiest place in Wilmington.”

The shop has gotten a lot of local and national attention. Now, Founder Ben Wright is heading to Washington.

Wright has been invited to testify before a U.S. Senate Special Committee Wednesday.

He will reportedly share his passion for creating equal opportunities for people with disabilities to earn and save for their own futures.

He and his wife Amy started Bitty and Beau’s for their son and daughter who both have down syndrome.

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