Inspired by blind and autistic son, Covina father donates radio headphones to homeless
By Jason Henry, San Gabriel Valley Tribune
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Tribune is profiling 12 Everyday Heroes who help serve the community in different ways. This is the second profile in the series.
When Paul Avila’s son Pauly becomes agitated, Avila turns to music to sooth him.
Pauly, 16, was born with blindness and autism, according to his father. His son’s love of music inspired Avila to start collecting and distributing portable AM-FM headsets to the homeless in downtown Los Angeles.