Walter Doelp, 82 and legally blind, serenades his neighborhood at Carolina Trace in Sanford every night at sunset. He always plays taps, but he usually adds “As Time Goes By” or “Amazing Grace.” He rings a bell and blows a conch shell to announce his nightly concert.
Walter Doelp, 82 and legally blind, serenades his neighborhood at Carolina Trace in Sanford every night at sunset. He always plays taps, but he usually adds “As Time Goes By” or “Amazing Grace.” He rings a bell and blows a conch shell to announce his nightly concert. jshaffer@newsobserver.com
Walter Doelp, 82 and legally blind, serenades his neighborhood at Carolina Trace in Sanford every night at sunset. He always plays taps, but he usually adds “As Time Goes By” or “Amazing Grace.” He rings a bell and blows a conch shell to announce his nightly concert. jshaffer@newsobserver.com

Shaffer: Sanford man with a trumpet offers strangers a nightly song

October 24, 2014 04:37 PM