Akronite of the Week

Meet Francis Wilson

Your Instagram host for the week of April 25, 2021

Francis Wilson, the Everyday Akron host for the week of April 25, 2021

Meet Francis:

I was born and raised in Akron. Growing up a queer catholic kid, all I wanted to do was leave. Now, after traveling the world and going to school and fighting for civil rights in Kentucky, I have found my way back to Akron. Living here during a pandemic has reshaped how I think about Akron, has made it my new home, and brought back a part of me that has been missing for a while.

The Akron I know today is eclectic, queer, artsy, and renewed. It’s the Akron I needed when I was younger. And I want to share with y’all the places I love and the people/businesses that have breathed life back into my Akron.

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