Feel Good Friday: Patrick Henry Hughes

The Purple Almond

You may have heard of this incredible young man and his amazing father. They have been featured on TV shows and magazines all across the country.  Patrick Henry was born without eyes or the ability to straighten his arms and legs, requiring the use of a wheel chair. He also has two steel rods in his back to correct his scoliosis.

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But that hasn’t stopped this talented young man. Patrick Henry is a gifted musician, performer and public speaker. He began playing the piano at the age of 9 months. He sings, plays the trumpet, and with the help of his father, performed with the University of Louisville marching band for 5 seasons.

This story isn’t just about Patrick Henry. It’s about his father as well. I had tears in my eyes as I heard what this father goes through on a daily basis to help make Patrick Henry’s dreams come…

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