At Camp Bravo, Dallas-area Homeless Kids Take Center Stage

A blistering sun may have been beating down on North Dallas on a recent summer evening, but inside Lovers Lane United Methodist Church, Christmas was in the air.Children gathered on the church's main stage, singing to a bluesy beat in a show called "Christmas in July". Among them was 7-year-old Micah Wilson, strumming his inflatable guitar with purpose."When I grow up, I want to be a rock star," Micah said. "I told my mom that I want a guitar for Christmas."The stage is not the only thing Wilson shared with the children alongside him. Living with his mom and two siblings in a Shared Housing Group Residence program, he joined kids from homeless, transitional and domestic violence shelters to spend a week singing, dancing and performing at Camp Bravo.   Continue reading...

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