Marine veteran turns trash into treasure with Johnny’s Junk Art

OCEANSIDE, Calif. — After surviving the Tet Offensive in Vietnam, a Marine Veteran just wanted to come home and sit on a beach in Oceanside. In this Zevely Zone, I met a cancer survivor who turns trash into treasure and calls it Johnny Junk Art.

“You just never know what you are going to end up with,” said John Young as he pounded on scraps of copper that nobody wanted inside his home art studio.

As a child, nobody wanted John. He bounced around in foster care and attended nearly fifty schools. “I’d be in a foster home no more than […]


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