musician | West Philadelphia
"My music. I play the mandolin and banjo. I don't make a lot of money but enough to scrape by. At least I'm doing something I love. My music gives me a chance to make new friends. I'm grateful for that."
homemaker | West Philadelphia
"My children. They're the best kids in the world. They're bundles of energy. They never stay still. They're keeping me young. My children never cease to amaze me. I learn more from them than I teach them."
housekeeper | West Philadelphia
"That I'm a thriver, not just a survivor. I've gone through some rough times. My life has been challenging. But I'm not bitter. Complaining about things doesn't do any good. For the most part, life is good."
mechanic | West Philadelphia
"The community is really rising up against the Trump administra-tion. So many people are speaking out against what he's doing wrong. That gives me hope for the future."