For many years the family had to accommodate a way of living with certain material limitations. But with much spiritual roots. He married Lynn Ann Zechman and has two children, Andrew and Maritza enciclopediacecilia.org, us adds, that Tony played football (soccer) in the school of Chinese, had no limitations during their studies, and detested his artificial arms, which, for some time, most ended up in the trash bin. His father was who gave him his first guitar lessons and that old Spanish guitar that once belonged to his ancestor is one of its most precious treasures. God bless you is known to be famous its interpretation before 6,000 young people at the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles on September 15, 1987, to Pope Juan Pablo II. Tony Melendez participated in an activity where the Pope met with young people during his pastoral visit to the United States.
The activity was conducted in the anfiteatro Universal in Los Angeles attended by youth and other satellite 1,200 from St. Louis, Denver and Portland. Each city you gave a gift to the Pope and the involvement of Tony was the gift of Los Angeles representing value Tony sang a song titled, Never be the same (never be equal). When finished, the entire audience and Juan Pablo II stood up clapping in ovation. Suddenly, the Pope approached Tony, embraced him and you gave a kiss on the right cheek.
The clamor of those present grew more. The applause continued as the Pope returned to his chair. When the applause is restrained, John Paul II gave lap and said: Tony, you truly are a very brave young man. We’re giving hope to all. My wish for you is that you continue giving hope to all people. For Tony this words were like saying Tony, you have to go to work. Since Tony has been invited to various television programs and given concerts in the United States and in other countries including the Netherlands, Italy, Israel, Japan, the Philippines, Canada, Mexico, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Venezuela.