The dream was so vivid that that it woke Rennie Curran out of a sound sleep at 4 a.m.
In his dream, a boy goes on a journey to figure out his identity. He meets people along the way — a fireman, a doctor and an athlete. Each one teaches him about building character.
Curran, 28, a former Georgia Bulldogs linebacker and professional football player, jumped up and began drawing.
“The most important lesson is that a star is a star no matter what,” said Curran, who lives in Chamblee. “No one has to tell it to be a star, it just shines. Lots of kids need to hear this message.”