Music, family defined driver




On Christmas morning, Daniel Jaffke finally had the chance to properly thank his father, who for the past 20 years had given every guitar he owned to his son.

Thomas Jaffke gave Daniel his first guitar and started teaching him to play it when he was 10 years old. After that Daniel was never without the instrument, and anytime Thomas bought another guitar, it quickly went to his son.

Last Christmas, Daniel had saved his money to buy his father his own guitar — which Thomas called the best instrument he had ever received.

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