Painting the Homeless

Ben Love and his now wife Jacki had been drug-addled and homeless on the streets of Bradenton, Fl. for many years.  A paintbrush and a canvas saved him, along with a lot of rehabilitation.  Now, he paints, among other subjects, the homeless.  Watch his incredible story here.

Love’s artwork can be found on his Facebook page: provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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