Before 20-year-old Delray Beach twins Rashad and Tashad Gardenhire got a “yes” vote from Simon Cowell for the new season of “The X Factor,” they’d heard a lot of “no.”
The story of how they went from being homeless and sleeping in a car last winter to the possibility of a rewarding entertainment career this fall is complicated, but is at its essence one of faith, determination and love.
Speaking just a few feet away from the stage at Delray Beach’s Arts Garage, where they will give their first headlining concert performance on Sept. 19, Tashad says, “We are blessed.”
“So blessed,” echoes Rashad, before his brother has even finished.
“Everywhere they go, they lift...