BEYOND THE SCREEN with 14-year-old painter & activist Tyler Gordon


Vice president Kamala Harris called 14-year-old Tyler Gordon the other night to tell him she loves his painting. No big deal. He's gotten calls from celebrities, politicians, artists and many more, usually after he paints their portrait. His story is unlike any other: born deaf and premature, he'd never touched a paintbrush in his life until God told him he had to use his gift or he'd lose it. Since that first brilliant portrait of his junior high principal, Tyler been on a roller coaster of recognition...but not without its own set of trials and tribulations. It's all right here in this episode of GabbLife's BEYOND the SCREEN series.

GabbLife is dedicated to inspiring kids to put down the phone, go outside and pursue their passions. Tyler Gordon represents just that. Follow along with his amazing journey on

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