He practiced while he was recovering in a veterans hospital. Thomas says people are supportive of his hobby and wave and talk to him every time he's set up on the corner.
"I'd say Joplin is one of the few places in Missouri I could do this, where its got enough traffic but people are friendly enough," said Thomas Babysteps, Artist.
If you would like to check out his art, he's set up on Fridays and Saturdays from noon to 6 p.m. at 7th and Maiden Lane.
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