Category Archives: Stories

TV Interview with Toni Quest

https://youtu.be/_1tVW3wWhiQ This TV interview is between the affable Toni Quest and Tim Gillen. Tim is Everett and Austin’s father. Tim explains motivations for The Everett and Austin Project and who we aim to serve and help. We seek to be the visible expression of the love of God to people going through Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in developing countries.… Read More »

Toni Quest Interviews

The incomparable Toni Quest has jumped on our team here at The Everett and Austin Project. Very exciting interviews with her this week. From Toni’s bio on her website: Toni Quest, MAED/AET, BFA As a self-taught artist, Toni Quest engages in art to express her feelings genuinely and with impact. The canvas has been a vehicle for her… Read More »

One Minute Clip That Says A Lot, NTV News Uganda

The once healthy, bubbly boy began to lose his strength. With that one, I have not bothered that much. I have no money and I’m also hypertensive. I resigned to my fate and told him to wait on the Lord. Then the others fell ill too. About 5 years ago Paul Kayonga’s wife, apparently tired, packed her bags… Read More »

Tim Rambling About Motivations

Part 1 Hi I’m Tim Gillen and I’m the founder of The Everett and Austin Project. That’s the names of my boys Everett and Austin. And they were born in 1994 and 1996 and both boys were diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) in 1997 when they were three years old and one year old. And all through… Read More »

Uganda Making Progress

How to Have a Big Ugandan Wedding! (BBC News) Ugandan Women Entrepreneurs Tell Their Story Plan International: Helping Young Ugandan Women Turn Their Lives Around

Is this what it is like in Uganda?

I did a search on Google last night to see if there are any videos showing what it’s like in Uganda. I didn’t have to look very long before I found a couple dramatic videos. These two videos are very eye-opening if you ask me. Maybe some of my new friends in Uganda could verify…and maybe post a… Read More »

Tim Gillen: A Father’s Perspective

I want to share my heart with you. I’ve been meaning to do so since I started this project a few weeks ago. My emotions are heavy though and I’m afraid I won’t be able to convey the truth and depth of them very well. Well in my weakness He is strong, right? (2 Cor 12:7-9) So I’ll… Read More »

Paul Kayonga: Father of 5 boys in Uganda with Duchenne

Josephine Karungi Josephine Karungi , of NTV News Uganda, did a story on Paul Kayonga of Uganda in 2017. The YouTube video and transcript follows. It is quite compelling. Mr. Kayonga has had 5 (FIVE!) boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. It is people like Mr. Kayonga that I want The Everett and Austin Project to help. “…48-year old… Read More »

Bluebonnets with the Boys, ages 7 & 5 (2001)

I truly love bluebonnet season in North Texas. I lived there altogether for about 10 years and I really miss the bluebonnets. One day, the boys and I decided to go out along the freeway with several others to take in the delicious smells and enjoy the stunning site of all of the wild bluebonnets. We brought our… Read More »