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Utah street performer finds joy after battling homelessness

Sep. 8, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

OREM, Utah (AP) — A chorus of honking, braking and speeding vehicles in Orem is often supplanted by the sound of a drum echoing through downtown. The source of the noise is a 6-foot-9 man wearing a "Free Hugs" shirt, drumming on a single construction bucket while riding his bike. Scott Schwarz, 35, has...

Street musician brings sounds, memories to Selma

Sep. 7, 2019 12:09 AM EDT

SELMA, Ala. (AP) — A trickle of traffic careened across the Edmund Pettus Bridge Monday morning, taking little notice of the sound resonating from Songs of Selma Park that bounced off of the asphalt and brick buildings and slithered through the alleyways downtown. Johnny Bodly was there with his Yamaha...