Miles McCracken is an inspirational young man whose love of life and optimism shines through in everything he does. He goes out of his way each and every day to ensure that his friends and loved ones are happy, even though his own life has never been a smooth ride. Miles experienced hardships early in life that some of his peers could only imagine, but remained steadfast in creating his own identity. He wasn’t a “jock” or the stereotypical “cool kid” in high school– Miles is in a league of his own. His kind heart and comical personality helped him form friendships with no stereotypical high school boundaries. Through the ups and downs in life, Miles taught himself how to be a self-sufficient adult and continues to make the community a better place.
About the Filmmaker
Submitted by Lindsay Alfermann
Lindsay is a sophomore Digital Storytelling major at the University of Missouri-Columbia (Mizzou). She was named the 2016 Missouri High School Journalism Student of the Year by the Journalism Education Association. Lindsay is an avid video storyteller and photographer, and her entrepreneur business “Lindsay Rose Pictures” in 2014. She enjoys photographing live music, traveling, and using media to highlight the good in the world.
Filmmaker’s Website: http://www.lindsayrosealfermann.weebly.com