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Annabelle Gurwitch

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Actress and humorist Annabelle Gurwitch is best known to television audiences for her many years as the co-host of the cult favorite Dinner and a Movie on TBS. She is currently a contributing writer and commentator on Day to Day on NPR and a columnist for The Nation. She has also written for Los Angeles Times Magazine, Glamour, FreshYarn.com and... read full bio

Antwone Fisher

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Antwone Fisher was born in prison to a teenaged mother. He became a ward of the state, and was placed in foster care immediately. He spent two years in a loving foster home, but the foster mother had become too attached to Antwone and he was subsequently placed in a foster home where he would suffer twelve years of abuse.... read full bio

Ashley Graham

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At the helm of the body-positive movement of the new decade is supermodel Ashley Graham, who went down in history as the first plus-size model to appear on the cover of the prestigious Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition. At the young age of thirteen, she began what would become a revolutionary fashion career, when she signed with an international modeling agency.... read full bio

Ashley Judd

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Ashley Judd is an American television and film actress, humanitarian, political activist, and philanthropist. The daughter of country music singer Naomi Judd and the half-sister of Wynona Judd, Ashley Judd is best known for an ongoing acting career spanning more than two decades. She has increasingly become involved in global humanitarian efforts and political activism as well. Judd has starred... read full bio

Ashley Rhodes-Courter

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Born to a single, teenage mother, placed in Florida's foster care system by the age of three and ultimately being adopted from a Children's Home at the age of twelve, Ashley Rhodes-Courter is the quintessential American success story. She later chronicled her harrowing life story in the New York Times Bestseller Three Little Words, which is currently being adapted into... read full bio

Asia Kate Dillon

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American actor, writer, and director Asia Kate Dillon is the first person to portray a non-binary character on television. Personally identifying as non-binary, Asia is well known for their role as white supremacist Brandy Epps on the hit Netflix show Orange is the New Black. They are also praised for their role in the Showtime series Billions, on which they... read full bio

Augusten Burroughs

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Author Augusten Burroughs is well known for his best-selling memoir Running with Scissors, which details the events of his tumultuous adolescent years after his poet-mother sends him to live with her unorthodox psychiatrist. The memoir spent eight weeks on the New York Times Best Selliers list. Burroughs other works include a novel, Sellevision, an additional memoir detailing his time in... read full bio

Avy Ashery

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Avy Ashery exhibits his nationally popular art and design and talks about the controversial stories behind the art. This includes the “The Prayer” the famous illustration that was banned in the USSR and becomes an award winner in a “restricted” country club in Tulsa. Listen to the political story behind the first Chanukah stamp design at the U.S. Postal Service.... read full bio

Bakari Sellers

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Bakari Sellers is an American politician and attorney. He represented South Carolina's 90th district in the lower house of the state legislature for eight years He vacated his seat in the South Carolina House of Representatives to run for Lieutenant Governor but lost. Sellers is also the first vice chairman of the South Carolina Democratic Party. Sellers is the son... read full bio

Barbara Bartlein, RN

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Make them laugh and they will learn! Barbara Bartlein provides entertaining programs to build your success. An entrepreneur, Barbara has owned and operated two corporations, one now trading on the NYSE. A registered nurse, she previously was VP of St. Marys Hospital. Barbara motivates and inspires audiences. She is author of the column, Success Matters and the book, Why Did... read full bio

Barbara Cameron

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Barbara Cameron is the mother of four children, two who are familiar to many for their TV roles. Kirk Cameron played Mike Seaver on the hit television series, Growing Pains and Candace Cameron played D.J. Tanner on the iconic show, Full House. Get the inside story as to what it's like to raise two famous child actors in Hollywood, and... read full bio

Barbara Corcoran

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Barbara Corcoran is currently known as one of the sharks on the hit ABC show Shark Tank, a reality show that places entrepreneurs in front of a line of investors to try to get offers to help their company thrive. Barbaras story includes getting Ds in school and having worked over 20 jobs by her 23rd birthday. Barbara tells of... read full bio

Barbara DeAngelis

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Barbara De Angelis is an American author, television personality and relationship expert. She has written fourteen books, all best sellers on relationships. As a relationship expert she was the first in her field to promote personal transformation, commonly known as self-help. She was the founder and executive director of the Los Angeles Personal Growth Center for twelve years. Her infomercial... read full bio

Barbara Eden

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Barbara Eden is an American film and television actress who is best known for her starring role in the sitcom I Dream of Jeannie. Eden was initially passed over for the role as she was blonde and of small stature, but Sidney Sheldon called on her when he was unable to find a suitable brunette to play the part.... read full bio

Barbara Gordon

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Barbara Gordon is the author of the best selling autobiography, I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can and a novel, Defects of the Heart. Her last book, Jennifer Fever, was a provocative look at a middle aged man who turns in his spouse of many years for a newer, much younger, sexier model. Other nonfiction works include Older Men, Younger... read full bio

Barney Saltzberg

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Barney Saltzberg is an award-winning children's book writer/illustrator and singer/songwriter. He has written and illustrated over twenty books, and Shari Lewis has recorded his songs for episodes of the PBS show Arthur. Barney travels around the country inspiring children and teachers of all ages, visiting elementary schools and teaching a class on writing, while illustrating children's books at UCLA. His... read full bio

Barry Schwartz

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Barry Schwartz is a professor of Psychology at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania. He is best known for his four popular publications, The Battle for Human Nature, The Costs of Living, The Paradox of Choice, and Practical Wisdom. His publications explore social concepts such as education, medical, legal, and financial systems and the psychology defining human needs. Schwartz has published articles... read full bio

Beau Bridges

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Three-time Emmy Winner, Beau Bridges is an acclaimed actor who has portrayed a myriad of characters during his successful career spanning more than three decades. Part of a preeminent Hollywood acting dynasty, Beau started at a young age and has worked virtually non-stop in his profession ever since. Bridges has appeared on more than 80 television shows, ranging from The... read full bio

Becky Due

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Becky Due was born in Minnesota, raised in Colorado, and returned to Minnesota. She went back to school, to study Journalism, Mass Media and Women's Studies. Having overcome hard times of her own, it became clear to her that she wanted to help others. Due has been a guest speaker at the Women's Resource Center in Minnesota, and colleges throughout... read full bio

Bernie Siegel

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Dr. Bernard Siegel retired from his practice as an assistant clinical professor of general and pediatric surgery at Yale to speak to patients and their caregivers. He originated Exceptional Cancer Patients, a specific form of individual and group therapy utilizing patients' drawings, dreams, images and feelings. ECaP is based on carefrontation", a safe, loving therapeutic confrontation, which facilitates personal lifestyle... read full bio



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