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Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >>
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student.More >>
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The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for 17-year-old Katelyn Beard. She was abducted Saturday morning from between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from 4244 Lynda Street in Jackson. BeardMore >>
Dewayne Thompson, wanted in the wounding and kidnapping of 17-year-old Katelyn Beard, has been captured by Jackson Police. He was taken into custody around 5:45 in west Jackson near where Beard's vehicle was found earlier today.
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:53:02 GMT
A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shotMore >>
A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."
being born blind, 23-year-old Corey Pappas has been playing the piano since he
more, Corey has cerebral palsy and is only able to play with his left hand.
None of that has stopped him, and he says music is his outlet.
like to make people happy, and I enjoy the interaction with the audience and
how they get interested in my music," Corey said.
composes and arranges music just by listening to the sound of the keys on the
people listen to him play, they think, ‘Oh, that's really nice, nice music,'"
said Mike Pappas, Corey's father. "But when you look at his disability, coupled
with the fact that he is playing the piano, it's amazing what he can do."
says it all started with a toy piano they bought Corey when he was 4 years old.
His parents quickly realized he wasn't just banging keys like most 4-year-olds
would. He was playing music.
myself have taken it for granted a lot, and I think I really realize what he is
capable of when I see him play and I see the reaction of other people," Mike
are Corey's future plans?
could see myself doing concerts in front of people because of my likingness of
able to perform," he said.
hope that Corey can continue to nurture his ability to be spontaneous in
playing music," Mike said.
will be playing Friday night at the Manor House at 7 p.m.