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WFAA News 8 spotlighted a local nonprofit music outreach program that was created by our very own Eric Griffey, a Fort Worth Weekly staff writer and fledgling saint.

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Griffey decided a while back that he’d like to go to heaven when he died. So he founded Fort Worth Music Outreach and rounded up and organized a bunch of local musicians, which is only slightly easier than herding feral cats in a fog.

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Then he made alliances with public schools that typically struggle with arts funding, and now two-dozen musicians are giving free music lessons in nine after-school programs.

Full disclosure: I am one of those musicians. I want to go to heaven too. If I have to trample over Griffey to get through those pearly gates first, don’t think I won’t.

ERIC GRIFFEY -- EYE CANDY OR A FACE ONLY MOM COULD LOVE?
ERIC GRIFFEY -- EYE CANDY OR A FACE ONLY MOM COULD LOVE?
HE MUST BE EYE CANDY -- THAT GIRL AIN'T HIS MOM BUT SHE STILL FINDS HIM HANDSOME
HE MUST BE EYE CANDY -- THAT GIRL AIN'T HIS MOM BUT SHE STILL FINDS HIM HANDSOME

4 COMMENTS

  1. He’s “eye candy” — if by candy you mean a rusty nail followed by a boracic acid wash (see photo above…if you dare).

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