"…heroes are waiting to be recognized, and music is waiting to be made." - Marlon Peterson
He doesn't say he was innocent of the crime for which he was convicted. He referred to himself as garbage. He cleverly shares with us the beautiful redemptive possibility of "garbage" and people we treat as such. His name is Marlon Peterson. Please watch his Ted Talks video.
P.S. Yes, Marlon Peterson really is a hero. Don't forget to acknowledge the heroes in your life. Today.