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Jerdine Nolen

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Stories help us examine and shape the world we live in. Stories give us hopeful answers and insights to questions no one person can answer on their own -- stories help us share our lives. This is what I love about being a writer. Jerdine Nolen received a B.A. in special education from Northeastern Illinois University and an M.Ed. in... read full bio

Jerome Ringo

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Environmental speaker Jerome Ringo is one of the most influential conservationists in the United States today, and an outspoken supporter of increasing diversity in the conservation movement. The president of the Apollo Alliance, a coalition of diverse leaders fighting to free America from foreign energy dependence, he is a dedicated champion of environmental justice, an advocate for clean energy, and... read full bio

Jessica Jackley

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Jessica Jackley is a microfinance pioneer and the co-founder of Kiva, the world's first online micro-lending marketplace for the working poor. Jessica is the driving force and inspirational spirit of the organization and she speaks to audiences around the world on microfinance, social entrepreneurship and corporate social responsibility.... read full bio

Jill Ker Conway

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Nothing came easily for Jill Ker Conway. She lived on a sheep ranch until her father died, forcing the family to move to Sydney. Loss and difficulty did not dim Conways vision because she could see beyond the life she knew. Even though she had to drop out of school several times for family reasons, she earned her college degree... read full bio

Jim Bob Duggar

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After suffering a miscarriage, deeply religious Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar asked God to bless them with as many children as He saw fit. They are now up to 19 with the birth of Josie Duggar in 2010. God has opened many doors for them to share that children are a blessing from the Lord! To date they have... read full bio

Jim Fowler

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Jim Fowler, one of the world's best known naturalists, has presented information about wildlife and wilderness to the American public on television for more than 40 years. Jim Fowler is a professional zoologist and was host of the Emmy Award-winning television show Mutual of Omahas Wild Kingdom. While Jim Fowler was serving as a host of Wild Kingdom,... read full bio

Jim Stanway

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Jim Stanway, Senior Director - Global Supplier Initiatives, has recently assumed responsibility for Wal-Mart's climate change strategy. This involves business development activities aimed at profitable greenhouse-gas measures for customers and the supply chain. Stanway also serves on the board of Texas Retail Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Wal-Mart that buys wholesale power for use at its stores and distribution... read full bio

Joan Baez

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The most accomplished interpretive folksinger of the 1960s, Joan Baez has influenced nearly every aspect of popular music in a career still going strong after more than 35 years. Joan Baez is possessed of a once-in-a-lifetime soprano, which, since the late '50s, she has put in the service of folk and pop music as well as a variety of political... read full bio

Joan Borysenko, Ph. D.

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Joan Borysenko, Ph.D. is a recognized pioneer in integrative medicine and a master in the mind/body connection arena. Articulate and moving in settings that range from hospitals to hospices, from theaters to conferences, and from meeting rooms to places of worship, she is a solid bridge between faith and reason. Her brightness, silliness, and genuinenesscombined with the latest researchmake her... read full bio

Joan Ganz Cooney

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Joan Ganz Cooney is an American television producer. She is one of the founders of the Children's Television Workshop (now known as Sesame Workshop), the organization famous for the creation of the children's television show Sesame Street. Cooney grew up in Phoenix, Arizona and earned a B.A. degree in education from the University of Arizona in 1951. After working for... read full bio

Joan Lunden

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An award-winning television journalist, New York Times bestselling author, sought-after motivational and keynote speaker, successful entrepreneur, and one of Americas most recognized and trusted television personalities, Joan Lunden is one of the most visible women in the country. In her refreshingly straightforward style, Joan shares the candid advice that has motivated her throughout her career, inspiring audiences to take... read full bio

Joan Van Ark

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Joan Van Ark is perhaps best known for her role as Valene Ewing on TV's Dallas and Knots Landing for 13 seasons. During her thirteen seasons on Knots Landing, Joan Van Ark earned six nominations and won Soap Opera Digest Awards for Best Actress. Her numerous theater credits include Barefoot in the Park, The School for Wives and The Rules... read full bio

Joanna Lipper

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Joanna Lipper is an award-winning filmmaker and the author of the nationally acclaimed book, Growing Up Fast." Joanna Lipper runs Sea Wall Entertainment, a company dedicated to the research, development and production of books and films. Joanna Lipper is known for her sensitive, insightful work with children and adolescents who are facing adversity in their families and communities, and for... read full bio

Joaquin Phoenix

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Joaquin Rafael Phoenix was born on October 28, 1974 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. His parents were missionaries for the Children of God and their work took them around South America. His parents encouraged all of their children's creativity, and Joaquin started acting, under the name of Leaf, when still a child. When he was 15, he changed his name... read full bio

Jobeth Williams

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Margaret JoBeth Williams is an American film and television actress and director, and current President of the Screen Actors Guild Foundation. After graduating from college, she joined the Trinity Repertory Company in Providence and was involved in local theatre. JoBeth had her film acting debut in Kramer vs. Kramer. JoBeth is most recognized with her role in Poltergeist and... read full bio

Jodi Benson

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Voice Of Ariel From The Little Mermaid. Benson seems incapable of escaping her Little Mermaid legacy. In the Guideposts Junction video series, one character jokingly asked if Jodi knew anything about mermaids. The Mighty Kong featured one scene in which the lead female character (whose voice she provided), swam through the water, her hair flowing about in an Ariel-like fashion.... read full bio

Jody Williams

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In 1997, Jody Williams became the tenth woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. Williams served as the founding coordinator of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) until February 1998. Williams oversaw ICBL's growth to more than 1,300 organizations in 95 countries working to eliminate antipersonnel landmines. In an unprecedented cooperative effort with governments, UN bodies, and the International... read full bio

Joe Clark

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Many bemoan the American public school classroom as a place where young people cannot learn, where drugs are more prevalent than textbooks, where violence and vandalism make corridors look like war zones. For a myriad of reasons, the sad fact that many American public schools are waging a losing battle to complete their mission of training future generations to lead... read full bio

Joe Roberts

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Joe Roberts offers unique, real life experiences that his audience can relate to. His history of homelessness, poverty and addiction which transitioned into success, wealth, high morals and ethics as well as strong leadership skills is unique and memorable, and leaves every audience member with something to reflect on. His captivating story is presented with passion, charisma and humor, and... read full bio

Joel Ben Izzy

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Joel ben Izzy is a storyteller, author and story consultant. He has traveled the world, gathering and telling tales. He has produced six award-winning recordings of his work and is also the author of a highly-acclaimed memoir, The Beggar King and the Secret of Happiness. In addition to his geographic travels, Joel has been to worlds where storytellers rarely venture,... read full bio



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