Jimmy Wayne
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Jimmy Wayne

Jimmy is a former foster kid turned award-winning country music artist whose songs and story highlight his mission to raise awareness for kids in foster care. *Jimmy's hits include "Stay Gone," "Paper Angels" and" I Love You This Much," which was featured by Coca-Cola during its #ShareASong campaign.
*His three-week Number One, "Do You Believe Me Now" earned BMI's prestigious Million-Air Award for receiving one million radio spins in America.
*In 2009 Jimmy toured with Brad Paisley and recorded "Sara Smile" with rock 'n roll Hall of Fame duo Daryl Hall and John Oates.
*In 2010, Jimmy walked halfway across America (from Nashville to Phoenix) to raise awareness for kids aging out of the foster-care system.
*In 2011, Jimmy released the novel Paper Angels, which became a made-for-TV movie of the same title.
*In 2012, Jimmy helped get legislative bills passed extending the age of foster care to 21 in both California and Tennessee, and in 2015, he did the same in his home state of North Carolina.
*In 2014, he released Walk to Beautiful, his three-time New York Times Bestselling memoir.
* Jimmy Wayne is the youngest recipient to receive the Salvation Army's William Booth award and In June of 2016 President George H. W Bush presented Jimmy with the prestigious Points of Light Award.
*Jimmy has performed the Grand Ole Opry more than 200 times.
*He lives in Nashville and continues to work tirelessly on behalf of at-risk foster youth by performing, writing books, keynote speaking and through ProjectMMH.org.

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Best Sellers

    • Walk to Beautiful

    • The Power of Love and a Homeless Kid Who Found the Way
    • By: Jimmy Wayne, Ken Abraham (contributor)
    • Narrated by: Gabe Wicks
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 488
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 448
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 452

    Walk to Beautiful is the powerfully emotive account of Jimmy’s horrendous childhood and the love shown him by Russell and Bea Costner, the elderly couple who gave him a stable home and provided the chance to complete his education....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Herein are we all...

    • By PLCC on 11-22-16

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Paper Angels

    • A Novel
    • By: Jimmy Wayne, Travis Thrasher
    • Narrated by: Stephen Bowlby
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    When his mom decided it was time for them to leave for good, Thomas knew they better get far away or he'd come and find them....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Giving and FORGIVING . . . Great Christmas Story

    • By Debbie on 11-25-14

    Regular price: $19.54

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