His face was blistered and peeling, likely from being in the sun daily. His hair was thin and white as snow with a few spots of dark silver. His tired eyes looked as if they have seen a lifetime of trouble, sorrow and pain.
His name is Brian and he is a Vietnam Veteran who is currently homeless on the streets of Nashville. His ongoing problem continues to be alcohol, but it looks as if he may have help.
Thanks to a short talk, he is eager to get sober and change his life. That sobriety started Monday afternoon in a hospital.