11 years ago I was working part time for a retail store in Orange County and there was a young man who my manager told me was down and out. He was living on a bus bench and coming to work and stoping at Carls Jr to wash his face. He was a hard worker and was the top salesman. In getting to know him, I found out that he was an inspiring artist, he not only wrote all his lyrics, he rapped and produced all of his music. I began to anonymously leave food at the store for him and also some pants . When it started raining one day I knew that he was going to be stuck in the cold and I called him, picked him up and brought him into my home. I bought him clothes, toiletries and a small motorcycle to get to his two jobs that he was walking to.
I soon began taking him to venues in LA, we went to Snoop Doggs studio, and I stuck by his side for all these years while he evolved each year in his writing and composition of music. He just keeps getting better and better. He now lives in a van that one of my clients donated $10,000 for me to buy for him at Christmas. He works part time for my post operative aftercare in Irvine. He has ventured into gospel rap and has moved so many people young and old inspirationally.
When my daughter and son in law heard his music they flipped out! Ellen , I rescued this guy but in reality he rescued me. He taught me so many things that I always took for granted. He has pushed hard and spent every dime he makes in helping other homeless people . He deserves everything and when he wrote “One”, I thought of you. I hope you enjoy the video and song as much as I do.
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