Meet John Dolan: From Homeless to Author and Street Artist


credit: Rob Weir

John Dolan, at age 10, had his world turned upside down because of a family secret. That secret led him on the road to crime, addiction and homelessness.

Until recently, Dolan was a heroin addict. But his life has been transformed, thanks in part to his dog George and his discovery of his gift for drawing. To date, he has just opened his second art exhibition as well as announced a new memoir, which could become a bestseller.

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