Paul was selling residential windows in Detroit six years ago, but the recession clouded his ability to see a future for himself in that hard-hit city. So, he packed his van with his belongings and moved to Nashville. “When the housing market went south, so did...

“He’s very close with the people that work with him,” explained store manager Chuck Nebel. “He is a pleasure to work with. He sees joy in everything and loves Goodwill.” Repeat donors who bring their gently used clothes and household items to the Goodwill store on...

Doctors told Debi she might never sing again. Of course, at the beginning of her medical odyssey, it was all doctors could do to keep the former professional singer breathing. A massive heart attack in 2004 set off a chain of surgeries, setbacks and rehabilitation for...