Who ever heard of anyone singing all four voices: soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor and baritone? Such a person existed, a shepherd in the mountains of eastern Italy. Deep in his throat is his vocal cord family, Maria, Mimi, Roberto, and Carlos as his sole companions, singing the night away. How could this boy go from the serenity of caring for his flock of sheep, to fame in the halls of the La Scala Opera House? [Read more...]


Years of possible bondage at a secret silver mine for the men of a village in old Mexico is thwarted from an unlikely source.   The outcome for the kidnappers is not what they’d expected, as the bravery and heroics of a little girl called Maria comes into play. [Read more...]