Larry Calloway, Bus Driver at Georgetown University Transportation System

Larry Calloway, Bus Driver at Georgetown University Transportation System

"This past February, I had a checkup and the doctors told me that they found a polyp in my colon which was cancerous. I've always had concerns about my colon for about 10 years but I never really paid too much attention to it. When the doctors broke the news, I couldn’t believe it. I said 'Wow…CANCER??' Thank God that they were able to remove it. I feel like the God was with me that night. I call myself a cancer survivor. This is what I'm going through now, brother. This is my greatest challenge right now. I have to go back every 3 months to see the doctor to make sure it isn’t spreading anywhere else.

"All my life, people have known me as that man who sings. Wherever there is an audience - I will sing. It's the one thing that gives me joy. I’ve been singing since I was 5 years old! Even when I’m driving the bus, I’ve had people come to me and say 'You made my day!' And that it just put a smile on their face. One student said to me, 'It was my birthday today but I didn’t feel like it was until I heard your song.' And then she reached into her pocket and gave me a piece of candy. She said, 'I want to give you this because your singing has touched me.' I promised the Lord that if he blessed me and anointed my voice with this gift, I shall share this gift for the world to hear.."

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Unsung Heroes | Larry Calloway, Bus Driver


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