Edgar Perez was named honorary mayor of the Ronald McDonald House in Salt Lake City on Wednesday. The 19-year-old has lived there for nearly a year while accessing medical care in the area. He is happy and helpful and often called the mayor there.
A group of noteworthy Salt Lake community leaders joined a crowd of at least 60 people Tuesday at St. Vincent de Paul Dining Hall to celebrate the groundbreaking for the Catholic Community Services of Utah new homeless training program.
A group of 30 blind or visually impaired elementary students visited "dreamscapes," an immersive art experience in Salt Lake City, and one fourth-grade student said she loved being able to feel and touch the art.
It’s unusual to hear the stitches of a sewing machine in an elementary classroom, but a project taken up by Eagle Mountain students provided them a chance to comfort families of fallen first responders in Utah.
There are some stories that make you realize that the ability to overcome great odds isn’t just for a chosen few, it’s in all of us. We just needed to be given an example of how it's done. This is one of those stories courtesy of two Utah twins.