This is the last show on this leg of the tour
So, we're gonna blow it out.
We love working with him, with a family firm in the city
Anything I ask him to do, he always comes through.
I can build you a little handrail or a three-story fire escape ladder. I'm a creative guy.
I got a job as a helper at a place in Camden that built security gates
They did welding, and I said to myself, 'Let me see how this little spark thing works.'
He does a lot of work for me
But I never dreamed about being a millionaire.
I didn't have a shop. I didn't even have a truck. I was driving a 1973 Thunderbird with my ladder on the roof, Puerto Rican style
I like having my own company
Everybody who enters the parks should learn more about the history of the county and other things, whether it's about trails or butterflies.
We'll learn how attitudes are formed toward one another and about the great contributions our ancestors have made.
We have a mission in the parks system -- to teach
It's another attraction at Smithville, like an amusement park with many attractions.
This is a story that can be told at Smithville.
There are great stories waiting to be told about the county's role in the Underground Railroad . . . stories about suffering, victory and overcoming.
Everybody should be included
The goal is to have all kinds of people enjoying the park.
We were thrilled to be able to find a permanent home for this important historical group and look forward to their continued success at Smithville for years to come
We have so much to offer people
The Underground Railroad Museum has become a fantastic addition to the Smithville Park program, particularly as they have collaborated on many African American History Month events
Their districts might only offer half-day programs, and, if you walk around the building, you see smartboards in every classroom, iPads, computers, new construction.
I absolutely love the fact that they're little sponges and they're able to acquire so many skills. There's just such a love and a joy, and I count it a privilege to be able to start them on their journey to become lifetime learners.
They come in with more social experiences, they have letter and sound awareness, a love of literature, and that enhances their ability to acquire even more skills.
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