Part 1 & 2 (May) Once upon a time, there was a Bert and a Jordan in a small village …
Amanda helps fight depression Fight depression. This is a personal sense very close to my heart. A few years ago, …
Your Everyday Heroes spotlights the stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. In doing so, we wish to break down the belief that the word “hero” is reserved only for fictional characters or the rich and famous. Because when we attach heroism to standards that are unattainable for most people, we are dismissing our own potential to be heroes.
local neighborhoods he represents in his paintings and murals. Reed’s artwork can be seen on the walls of notable galleries, but plenty of it is available for free to the public. His nearly 100 murals can be found sprinkled throughout inner-city communities in Chicago.
Lithuanian born graffiti artist Laurynas Buzinskas had a love for street art from a young age. His infatuation with tagging put him at odds with his parents, placed his academic career in jeopardy, and almost landed a him in jail before he was out of high school.
Yecson Preciado was born and raised in Guayaquil, a port city which serves as Ecuador’s commercial capital, but also has the highest poverty rate in the country. He was brought up by a dangerous father who regularly abused him as a child. At just ten-years-old, Yecson had enough and chose to run away to live on the dangerous streets, rather than be beaten by his parent.
In November of 2020, she was unfortunately diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer, a disease notorious for its low survival rate. Despite the severity of her condition, her drive to create and inspire remains unhindered. Inspirational cancer stories like Lee’s never fail to remind us that time is precious.
Damon in his own words, “I want to show the world that, yes, we are still searching, and we’re gonna keep going until we find answers, until we find resolution.”
One Minute long Teaser trailer for Yecson’s Inspirational Story – check out the Full Version.
Alex Levesque – A helping hand For this everyday hero, Alex LeVesque, owner of AMG – Automotive Mentoring Group, is …
Watch the trailer for Alex LeVesque’s video about how he mentors former youth gang members and teaches them to restore classic cars in the process.
Alex LeVesque is the founder of the Automotive Mentoring Group (AMG), a nonprofit that works to counter gang violence in the city of Chicago, Illinois.
Alex Levesque is the founder of the Automotive Mentoring Group (AMG), a nonprofit that works to counter gang violence in the city of Chicago, Illinois.