Football player’s story inspires writing effort

This story was originally published in The Sylva Herald and then reposted onto The Western Carolina Journalist

Sandra McMahan, the mother of two members of the Mountain Faith band and wife of another, has always had a passion for children.

After Mountain Faith garnered new found fame from America’s Got Talent, McMahan decided it would be a great opportunity to use the band’s popularity to encourage children across the community to get interested in creative writing.