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John -- is a man of many -- singer songwriter musician journalists and now the host of the syndicated radio show his accomplishments have enabled him to use his influence to help people across America helping them to live their lives beyond the jury.
Beyond this season and all -- -- Waiting long.
On his latest musical CD John -- recaptured the -- of -- The big dance now that was so popular during World War II America's greatest generation.
John says -- music he learned from his parents.
Yugoslavia despite my parents were playing under the control of and it was -- you know everything from.
You know like -- -- -- Duke Ellington.
Benny Goodman all those songs so when we decided whether it would try to support project we should do we have this time around the -- we go back -- get our.
My first day as a sailor and I miss you my love more than you can know.
I can only imagine what lies ahead and I asked god to guide you along every -- -- trouble.
Thank you know girls.
In the musical project that -- produced for PBS John reveals some very personal connection to the men and women of World War II when reading excerpts of letters from his dad's diary.
His father -- -- senior I was in the navy.
And wounded during the war chest every day from the moment he enlisted.
-- was writing love letters to my mom is about the table was gone his peers in this aspirations and any of that stuff and so there were times when he was on there.
On the tower his watch as chief petty officer would be to basically.
Hole it out when -- Japanese zero would come and you know so that he was writing about all this.
Thought John says before his father died he instilled in him the value of service to god and country.
Servers is ingrained in John's character he designed his international radio show intelligence for your life with the purpose of serving people with information.
And inspiration that can help improve their lives in a tough economy and difficult times.
The school of the deeper than your music and your radio program because you're driven with a purpose driven life.
So what superb should try to instill and people.
-- -- -- into decent -- well -- -- super personalized my -- Rick -- wrote that book and and that really is if -- if that's really the -- other than the Bible is -- the manuscript for for how to I don't -- an amazing life and it's basically.
You know I think it was John -- Burton says the -- -- here between this day in the next we will give our lives to something we will -- worship something your decision on what that is one of shaping our destiny and here's a guy that I'm looking at -- accomplished American dream.
Is a sure way of giving back to people to let them know that the -- can achieve determined that the people who certainly it's it's -- -- -- to serve so I'm basically -- to I think it's fun to do things like the intelligent kindness initiative that we do we go to cities and help the homeless and now we're training dogs -- for veterans who have PT EST you know.
That kind of stuff when you get involved in -- when your kids see -- electoral process.
That's cool but it it's also with some interest to hi I'm likely you put it though it's not it's not just give -- thought about giving back about serving -- don't need more of that right now we do in an and it's great when you can have a lot of money into -- a little bit of money as we could give them money but if you really wanna do something for yourself.
-- -- get -- -- out -- your FaceBook page and and get onto the street and actually do something you get your hands are.
I realize they get your hands are still -- your FaceBook page and get involved in people's lives John Tesh showing others and of course himself how to live life beyond that you.
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