'In the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.'
- Abraham Lincoln -

Thursday, September 15, 2011

A Nice Success Story

I bring this to you for a couple of reasons.  First, it's the classic American rags-to-riches (or rags-to-soon-to-be-riches) story.  And second, it involves a young man from Logan, just west of here in one of Virginia's wayward counties that folks over there persist in calling "West Virginia."

If you don't watch "America's Got Talent," you don't know the name Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr.  But get familiar with it.  He's the real deal:

Some will say he fell into fame. I'd like to think he ... did it his way.