Homeless Man's Music Moves Listeners to Tears at a Thrift Store

David Allen Welsh stuns listeners as he plays a borrowed piano at a second hand store in Vancouver.
3:00 | 12/02/13

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Finding this it was classical music has always been part of James Maynard life. It grasped his soul and makes him feel alive but he's never heard anything like this. He gives you. A joy that served after all understand he -- just listen -- James is listening to David Alan Welsh a local homeless man with -- talents people can't. Do that loves god will let them that's David's -- to my cousin is just important hasn't -- annually to do. Picture here. Okay. David's relationship with god has been the only steady part of his fifty years of living. I've been in the streets. Since I was six years -- that's also when he says he discovered his talent I don't know how to play music. But I like what -- hear me and David has never taken a music lesson and can't read a note. But sharing it keeps him going. Sometimes I don't even know what -- -- -- Down my eyes aren't even open I'm just let the music playing music. He's been coming to secondhand solutions in Vancouver for the past year. Using a borrowed piano to play a song. Full of emotion -- -- called an aerial -- -- it's my version of amazing grace the -- made people in the store stopped to record the moment in disbelief. -- And like most people. Can't judge a book Eisenhower -- was so ashamed at myself Bradley county -- on -- it moves James Maynard so much he went. This was his first time witnessing David's -- When somebody is genuinely. Here. And generally -- And they reach out in India. I -- to most of us might think that David would tear up because of this situation. No home no family and few belongings. He calls his life rich because of what he believes god wants him to share I can't be selfish it's like anything that -- -- God's given. Even with numb fingers that shouldn't be able to hit the keys David keeps on giving his music to anyone who will listen. Pushed by faith that his fellow man like -- we'll hear -- in every notes.

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