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'GUAC: My Son My Hero' in Miami Beach Sept. 20

Video Credit: WPTV News | West Palm Beach - Duration: 01:54s - Published
'GUAC: My Son My Hero' in Miami Beach Sept. 20

'GUAC: My Son My Hero' in Miami Beach Sept. 20

"GUAC: My Son My Hero" is a social justice theatre piece telling the story of Manuel and Patricia Oliver in the year following their son’s murder in the Parkland shooting.

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THE FATHER OF AMARJORIE STONEMANDOUGLAS SHOOTINGVICTIM IS TAKING HISMESSAGE OF ACTIVISIMON THE ROAD TO HONORTHE MEMORY OF HISSON.WTPV NEWSCHANNEL 5'SCHRIS GILMORE SPOKETO MANUEL OLIVERABOUT HIS NEW SHOW"GUAC MY SON, MYHERO,"JOAQUIN JOAQIN GUACOLIVER WAS ONE OF 17PEOPLE WHO DIED ONVALENTINES DAY LASTYEAR AT MARJORYSTONEMAN DOUGLAS HIGHSCHOOL IN PARKLAND.HIS FATHER MANUELSAYS HE LOST MORETHAN A SON THAT DAY&&10:51:35That's more thanenough to become ahero and I considerjoacquin and I am soproud of him so yeahhe is my heroWHAT HE GAINED FROMTHE TRAGEDY, IS APURPOSE&KEEPING HISSON'S LEGACY ALIVEAND PROMOTING GUN LAWREFORM.IN MARCH 2018 HELAUNCHED A NONPROFIT, "CHANGE THEREF," WITH THE GOALHONORING HIS SON ANDPROMOTING GUN CONTROLREFORM.10:52:30I don't think addingguns to schools aregonna make them saferI think it's a riskymove I think the kidsdon't like it.

Thekids need to be safeto feel safe becauseno one is carryingguns.NOW OLIVER'S CAUSE ISTAKING CENTER STAGE,HIS LATEST PROJECT APLAY CALLED GUAC MYSON MY HERO GOES ONTOUR STARTING NEXTMONTH IN MIAMI.OLIVER SAYS HE IS FARFROM HEALING OVER THELOSS OF HIS SON, BUTTOUCHING AUDIENCESACROSS THE COUNTRY ISSHOWING HIM CHANGE ISPOSSIBLE.&10:47:13That's why we do thisfor the other kidsfor the other... forpersons like you, oryour camera guy...this is about savinglives.

It's not aboutred or blue or blackor Latino or white.It's about this isour common issueWITH SCHOOL STARTINGTHIS WEEK FOR MANYSOUTH FLORIDASTUDENTS, SCHOOLSAFETY IS AT THEFOREFRONT OF MANYPARENT'S MINDSINCLUDING OLIVER'SWHEN ASKED ABOUTSECURITY, HE WASN'TAFRAID TO SHARE HISOPINION.&.10:53:27-38That is an NRA and agun industryargument.

Because ourkids are in danger inschools, let's putmore guns in schoolsand I don't think youcan fight cancer withmore cancer.THE GUAC MY SON MYHERO TOUR KICKS OFFSEPTEMBER 20th INMIAMI BEACHCHRIS GILMORE WPTVNC5





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