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Nominated by his wife Daphne from Lithonia, GA

Dear Tom,

My husband and I met in church. I was in the choir and he played the piano. He has been playing since the 3rd grade!

We have six children, ages 9 to 19, with one in college. With a family this size, our needs are never-ending but my husband ensures that all of our needs are met.

He always finds time to make each of our children feel special and teach them life lessons. He is the best husband a woman could have, providing me with the love and attention that I never knew I needed.

He is the program director for the Department of Family & Children’s Services. He also volunteers as a mentor for boys in middle school and plays the keyboard at our home church for free, but he makes extra money by playing at other churches.

If you’re ever in Atlanta, you might see him playing around town with his band, The Nelson Street Band. His real passion and gift is playing the keys and his keyboards are all old school. He could really use a new keyboard. He never asks for anything, but I know that he would love to play a Yamaha Motif XF-8.

I would be forever grateful if you would bless my husband with this updated keyboard. Thank you so much for your consideration.


Daphne Trimble

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