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Jacque Reid

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Jacque Reid is currently a news correspondent on the nationally syndicated radio program, The Tom Joyner Morning Show. Prior to that, she served as co-host of the nationally syndicated radio show, The Steve Harvey Morning Show. Jacque came to radio from CNN Headline News and BET Nightly News, where she was known as the face of the former flagship evening... read full bio

Jalen Rose

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Current ESPN analyst and former thirteen-year NBA veteran, Jalen Rose is one of the few professional athletes to maintain a high profile following retirement. He also serves as the official ambassador and spokesperson for the National Basketball Retired Players Association. Long known for his post-game quotes and great relationship with the media, Jalen continues to show his versatility in the... read full bio

James Caan

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Beginning his stage career appearing in the off-Broadway production of La Ronde," James Caan went on to make many notable television guest star appearances early on in his career on such series as "The Untouchables," "Dr. Kildare" and "Get Smart." He is perhaps best known for his Oscar-nominated portrayal of Sonny Corleone in the classic "The Godfather." You don't want... read full bio

James Carroll

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James Carroll, one of the most adept and versatile writers on the American scene today (Denver Post), is the author of ten novels and seven works of non-fiction, including the National Book Award winning An American Requiem; the New York Times bestselling Constantine's Sword, now an acclaimed documentary; House of War, which won the first PEN-Galbraith Award; and Jerusalem,... read full bio

James Dobson, Ph.d.

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James C. Dobson, Ph.D., is founder and chairman of Focus on the Family, a non-profit organization that produces his internationally syndicated radio programs, heard on more than 3,000 radio facilities in North America and in nine languages in approximately 2300 facilities in over 93 other countries. He was for 14 years an Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University... read full bio

James Lecesne

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James Lecesne has been telling stories for over 25 years. Not only are his stories incredibly human and compelling, they have inspired the creation of two organizations that are literally saving lives as well as changing them. His short film, Trevor, the story of a gay 13 year-old boy who attempts suicide, won the Academy Award for Best Live Action... read full bio

James Orbinski

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No one knows more about the difficulty of running an effective aid mission than Dr. James Orbinski. The former president of Mdecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is now using his expertise to help victims in Haiti. A true humanitarian, Orbinski accepted a Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of MSF in 1999 for his leadership during the Rwandan genocide. Recently,... read full bio

Jamie Chung

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Actress Jamie Chung rose to popularity as a cast member on MTVs reality series The Real World: San Diego and its spin-off show, Real World/Road Rules Challenge: The Inferno II. She is widely recognized as the Real World alumna with the most successful media career, as she is quickly rising as one of Hollywoods most in-demand young actresses. For... read full bio

Jane Goodall

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The Jane Goodall Foundations programs in Africa include sustainable development projects that engage local people as true partners. These programs began around Gombe in 1994, but have since been replicated in other parts of the continent. Jane Goodalls Roots & Shoots, which Goodall started with a group of Tanzania students in 1991, is today the Institutes global environmental and... read full bio

Jane Pratt

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Jane Pratt, has become the quintessential voice of today's young women - first as the Founding Editor of Sassy; then as the host of two television shows; and now with JANE, her signature magazine for women (18-34). JANE marks Pratt's return to her publishing roots with a lifestyle magazine for a generation of women who have grown up with... read full bio

Jane Wagner

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Jane Wagner is an Emmy-, Peabody- and Drama Desk Award-winning playwright, Jane is best known for her Broadway success, The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe, as well as The Incredible Shrinking Woman.... read full bio

Janus Adams

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With her groundbreaking What Do We Tell Our Children" essays, Adams deepens her commitment to improving the lives of children. Emmy Award-winning journalist, historian, producer, and publisher, Janus Adams is the author of nine books and creator of the award-winning BackPax children's book-and-audio series. Her commentaries are featured on NPR, and her syndicated column is beginning its fourteenth year. Adams... read full bio

Jasmin Darznik

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Jasmin Darznik was born in Tehran to an Iranian mother and European father, and immigrated to the United States during the Islamic Revolution. An award-winning writer, she is the author of, The Good Daughter: A Memoir of My Mothers Hidden Life, a moving memoir of an Iranian-American womans discovery of her mothers secret past. The Good Daughter opens one day... read full bio

Jason Witten

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NFL tight end Jason Witten has been playing professional football with the Dallas Cowboys for over thirteen years. He played college football while attending the University of Tennessee. Witten ranks second all-time in career receptions and receiving yards by an NFL tight end, only behind Tony Gonzalez. He has been a ten-time Pro Bowl player, two-time First-team All-Pro and two-time... read full bio

Jean Carnahan

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As Missouri's First Lady, she designed a program to help increase immunization rates of pre-school children from 44% to 85%. In a project that raised nearly $2 million for improvements to the 1871 Victorian Governor's Mansion. She is the author of four books. One written when she was First Lady of Missouri is entitled If Walls Could Talk -- a... read full bio

Jeanne Robertson

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Speaking professionally since 1963, humorist and author Jeanne Robertson has the unique ability to turn personal experiences into humorous presentations that do more than elicit laughter - they make audiences think about her message. In a funny, positive style, Jeanne Robertson talks about accepting things about yourself that cannot be changed, using humor as a personal strategy for success, seeing... read full bio

Jeff Skoll

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From his start as first President of eBay, Jeff Skoll has had a track record of launching businesses that result in positive social change. At eBay, Jeff Skoll developed the business plan that the company still follows today, creating entrepreneurial opportunities for individuals around the world. In 1998 Jeff Skoll inspired the company to take an active role in philanthropy,... read full bio

Jeffrey Wright

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Critically acclaimed actor Jeffrey Wright continually pushes the boundaries of his craft with inspiring and celebrated performances in an illustrious career that has spanned the worlds of theatre, film and television. In addition to acting, Wright is Vice Chairman of Taia Lion Resources and Chairman of Taia Peace Foundation. He also serves on the boards of directors of the Tribeca... read full bio

Jenny McCarthy

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Jenny McCarthy has has been welcomed into the homes of America as an activist, interviewing and speaking on the topic of autism. Her unique ability to articulate the unspoken words of thousands of mothers and fathers across the world was recognized immediately. Her honesty, humility, and humor have enabled her to transcend the boundaries of her roles as comedian, actress,... read full bio

Jenny Sanford

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In this candid and compelling memoir, the first lady of South Carolina reveals the private ordeal behind her very public betrayaland offers inspiration for anyone struggling to keep faith during lifes most trying times. Jenny Sanford is best known for the one role she refused to playthat of conventional political spouse standing silently by while her husband went before the... read full bio



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