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Prisoner of War Art - Hope inspired artwork - Your Everyday Heroes. Prisoner of war art John had been a prisoner of war for 3 1/2 years.
So, there was hardship and adversity seen on his face from those years. John chose to turn his struggles as a POW into an art form. Bart's Automotive and Towing - Inspirational Story - Blind Mechanic. Bart’s automotive and towing Have you ever met or learned about someone who inspired you?
Well, I did. Bart Hickey, of Bart Automotive and Towing in Alsip, Illinois. Believe it or not, he is a blind mechanic! Improving Life with Movement - Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy - Soft Tissue Mobilization. Bodies in motion physical therapy Jose Dominguez believes keeping your body in motion is key to ensuring you remain mobile and active later in life.
He is a movement instructor and as some say, “the humble teacher”. As an instructor and therapist, he deals with physical movement and Soft Tissue Mobilization Therapy. Jose’s journey. Street Murals - Mural Art -The Walls Speak of Hope - Your Everyday Heroes. Someone Said, “Listen to the voices within yourself“ In Hyde Park in Chicago there are street murals and art wall under the train track.
The person in this video said, “It just drew him in and wouldn’t let go like it was talking…so he started to listen.” Lou Shields - Creative Artist - A Rambler and a Rocker - Your Everyday Heroes. About Lou Shields the creative artist Being a creative artist, not only does Lou Shields continue the tradition of American music with his solo performances of music styles from days-gone-by, such as Old Time Blues, Folk, and American but he is an artist and Professor of Art at a college in the Chicago area.
Lou Shields playing the banjo Yes, Lou Shields has been seen sitting on his front porch playing his 1931 National Resonator Guitar or a banjo accompanied by an unusual front porch style foot percussion and harmonica. Imagine that! You can’t help but drift back to the past as Lou Shields uses his voice as an extension of the past. Child Musicians - Tomorrow's Music Heroes - Your Everyday Heroes. The Bolts Child musicians It isn’t unusual that on a Friday and Saturday night in many neighborhoods that you can hear music seeping through garage doors – Child musicians playing as garage bands as they are called.
Certainly, it is no different for this group named “The Bolts”. Aaron Dodd Tuba Player - Good Vibe - Spreading Tuba Inspiration. Aaron Dodd tuba player… Aaron Dodd tuba player (1948-2010) was incredible with a good vibe.
It has been said that there were two tubists at Chicago’s Symphony Center: The one who played inside Orchestra Hall and the one who played outside Orchestra Hall. I learned that for nearly three decades, Aaron Dodd Tuba Player played on probably the toughest block anywhere for a street musician. The home-base of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. That is to say, he was a very inspirational tuba player. Junkyard Preacher - God's Word - Your Everyday Heroes.
Reverend Barclay the Junkyard Preacher In 1944 when Reverend Elsworth Barclay came to America from Jamaica looking to spread God’s word.
Certainly, no one could have guessed how he would change the Star Auto Junkyard forever. The story of this everyday hero is unbelievable…the greatest story NEVER told. The “Rev” was a minister who lived and breathed God’s message. EX-Offenders Inspirational Story - Second Chance - Giving Hope to Women Inmates. Ex-offenders Inspirational Story Sheryl Abel had a vision while in prison.
The vision was to help ex-offenders stay out of prison and give them a second chance. She started an organization called H.O.P.E. This is a video about her vision and how her inspirational story has made a difference. Alex LeVesque - Helping Teenagers - Mentoring Gang Members - Your Everyday Heroes. Alex Levesque – A helping hand For this everyday hero, Alex LeVesque, owner of AMG – Automotive Mentoring Group, is helping teenagers, one corner at a time.
Alex is passionate about mentoring gang members. Alex Levesque doesn’t know why God chose him for this job as a gang member mentor, but aren’t the children of his location in Chicago lucky to have such a caring person? Day after day, he drives the streets in its toughest neighborhood trying to find a youngster whose life he might change. Many of the children Alex Levesque mentors do not know who their father is nor have ever seen them. Dr. Pat Pappas - Heart Transplants - Tragedy Becomes a Blessing. Dr. Pat Pappas story Dr. Pat Pappas has been a cardiovascular thoracic surgeon, performing heart transplants for at least 37 years. Certainly, many consider him to be the “King of Heart Surgery.” His diverse experience and connection with multiple hospitals has affected many lives. Harley Davidson American Heroes - Motorcycle Ride - Helping our Veterans. About the motorcycle ride Harley Davidson ride puts together trips across the USA.
Raising funds for our veterans. Surprisingly, the motorcycle ride usually takes about two months. There are riders from all across the country. Also, other countries come to ride. Brett Eastburn Inspirational Comedian - Overcoming Obstacles - Your Everyday Heroes. Brett Eastburn’s story To Book or to Learn More about Brett Eastburn, go to www.bretteastburn.com In 1971, a boy was born who believes there are no limits. And for good reason. He has been overcoming obstacles for most of his life. Inspirational comedian, Brett Eastburn, was born with a congenital birth defect. Bart Hickey Blind Mechanic - A Blind Driver - Your Everyday Heroes.
Bart’s dream come true Bart Hickey blind mechanic, had his dream come true to be a blind driver. He dreamed One day he would drive his 1969 Dodge Dart on Salt Flats. Everyday Heroes Stories - Inspiring Hero Stories - Your Everyday Heroes.