Friday, February 11, 2011

Mentor's a cut above

The Tampa Tribune (Tampa Bay, FL) February 9, 2011

"Johnny Joseph has a dream to become a master barber one day.
Carlton Williams Jr., who's been cutting hair for nearly 20 years, is his guide, helping him fulfill that dream.
'It's about more than teaching him how to cut hair,' Williams said. 'It's about life as well.'
The two have connected through a Goodwill Industries program called GoodGuides, a youth mentoring program that matches teenagers who might have challenges at home or school with adults in the community.
Once a week at the 40th Street Barber Shop, the worlds of the 17-year-old student and the 43-year-old barber and teacher come together." Read More

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