Patrick Henry Hughes was born blind and unable to walk, you might think he would be mad at the world. But no, he is example that we should all follow. He once said…”Big deal! He (God) gave me the musical talents I have, and the great opportunity to meet new people.” You see anybody else might have just given up, but no Patrick, he focused on his strength and succeeded 🙂
His national fame began in 2006 while a student at the . At the suggestion of Louisville’s marching band director, Dr. Greg Byrne, Patrick Henry joined the Louisville Marching Band playing trumpet while his father pushed him in his wheelchair through the marching routines. This visible commitment attracted increasing crowd and media attention throughout the fall football season, and the pair of Patricks were featured in a variety of television and newspaper coverage. (from Wikipedia)
That notoriety made Patrick Henry an example to a lot of disabled people who needed the strength to find a purpose in live. Patrick gave them that!