If you hear classical music broadcasting on a sidewalk, you can bet that when you turn the corner, Glenn Walker will be standing there selling his Real Change papers.
“One day on accident, I turned on classical music — and I knew Beethoven — but I saw a kid jumping around and some ladies told me, ‘That music that you play, you will go a long way with that. You’ll sell all your papers,’” Walker said.
“The music attracts people,” he said.
Six years ago, Walker didn’t believe he could make money selling Real Change. A vendor talked him into trying it.
Read more in the Jan. 27 - Feb. 2, 2021 issue.