Robert Person Sr. — Percy, as he’s known — has been shining shoes for 70 years. He started around age 10 and now, at 80, continues to work at Percy’s Shoe Shine Service in Nashville. He’s worn out, stressed out, but this veteran shoe shiner just can’t stop.

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Music by:  Podington Bear and Dan Burns

Phillip Byron Jones- who’s been going to Percy’s Shine Service for the past 25 years- wrote a short biography on Percy.

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AuthorJakob Lewis