Corporate culture | Engagement | People at thyssenkrupp | thyssenkrupp worldwide | His grandpa is a great role model for Scott Longmire, a real hero. Also, because he was strong for his family despite his moving story. At the age of eight, Grandpa Tom lost both parents. Suddenly he was homeless. He was saved by the youth home "Mercy Home" in Chicago. What would Grandpa Tom's life have been like without the sanctuary? Would he have given birth to Scott's mother? For Scott it's clear that he too owes his life to Mercy Home. Now he's running the Chicago Marathon to raise money for the youth home.