Teen’s Single Tweet Empowered Disable Father To Start His Own Business

Posted by Sughra Hafeez in Feel Good On 16th March 2018

A teen's post that went viral on Twitter, unexpectedly helped her disabled father to establish his own business.


Spinal cord damage

Christopher Gonzales, 39, divorced dad suffers from spinal cord damage that resulted in five bulging discs and five herniated discs. He left his construction career after the injuries.


Not able to work

He is not able to work after the painful injuries. His only source of income is disability checks.


After injuries, Christopher explored various new hobbies to keep himself busy. His hobbies include painting drawing and took more interest in woodworking.

Making logos

Christopher began making logos for different sports teams in his garage. One single logo took nine hours to complete.


Shared sample on social media

Christopher asked his 17-year-old daughter Alexis, who was active on social media, to share his work sample on social media if any of her friends wanted to buy them.

Christopher said: "I told my daughter to put it on Instagram and see who wants it and give it to them."

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