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Lee Stetson

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Lee Stetson is well known for his portrayals of Americas foremost naturalist and conservationist, John Muir. Lee Stetson's plays include several one-person shows based on the life of the naturalist John Muir, including one based on both Muir and President Theodore Roosevelt. These productions, with Lee Stetson in the title role, have been presented in Yosemite National Park since 1983... read full bio

Sandi Simcha DuBowski

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Sandi DuBowski is the director of the critically acclaimed documentary Trembling Before G-d. In his film, DuBowski intimately explores the ongoing struggle between the forces of sexuality, tradition, and religion focusing on the relationship between homosexuality and the Jewish faith. The powerful film has garnered awards such as The Mayor's Prize for the Jewish Experience at the Jerusalem Film Festival,... read full bio

Edward DeJesus

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Edwards powerful messages have always captured the attention of cities, states, national foundations, the youth service community, and hundreds of thousands of young adults throughout the United States of America. Edward DeJesus is a recognized authority on youth engagement, a premier speaker on the topic. Often referred to as Mr. Youth Cultural Competence (YCC), Edward has delivered this message to... read full bio

Rob Follows

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Rob Follows is a successful entrepreneur, philanthropist, and adventurer who has found a way to integrate his three life passions. He is Founding Partner of STS Capital Partners, an international boutique investment banking firm focused on helping successful entrepreneurs and CEOs in the major strategic decisions that help them move from successful achievements to true significance; Founder of Altruvest Charitable... read full bio

Kimberly Aiken

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Kimberly Clarice Aiken was Miss America 1994. Aiken was 18 years old when she won the coveted title, and was only the third woman of African descent to get the crown. Aiken used the plight of the homeless as her platform. Her year of service as Miss America helped generate public awareness about homelessness and brought a better public understanding... read full bio

Nathaniel J. Williams

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Self-help sometimes sounds like a catchphrase. For Dr. Nathaniel J. Williams Dr. Nat to his friends and fans its a calling. The author of six books (including the recent The Affordability Factor), host of his own weekly talk show in Philadelphia, an in-demand inspirational speaker, has lived a story like no other, and his commitment to... read full bio

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

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

Tedd Arnold

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His breakthrough picture book, NO JUMPING ON THE BED! His second son, William, now stars in NO MORE WATER IN THE TUB!, a sequel to his first book. He has now published over 50 books as author and illustrator. His book, Hi! Fly Guy received a 2006 Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor from the American Library Association. During a full... read full bio

Ann M. Martin

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Ann M. Martin is the author of the popular teen series of books Baby Sitters Club. The wildly popular book series has sold over 125 million copies in print. The successful writer gets the ideas for her books from many different places. Some are based on personal experiences, while others are based on childhood memories and feelings. Since ending the... read full bio

Kate Davis

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A speaker, writer, mother, comedian and actress, Kate Davis has the unique ability to find humour in any situation and to offer creative solutions to defuse the frustrations in the home and workplace. Kates generous insight and outspoken character, provides a powerful combination to help organizations empower their staff with effective tools for managing stress and sustaining motivation. An engaging... read full bio

Denise Brown

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Former model Denise Brown is now an activist who ardently speaks out against domestic violence; Ms. Brown has worked tirelessly to help pass a variety of legislative solutions for domestic violence, and she has traveled across the U.S. to speak on the issue. After her sister Nicole was tragically murdered and Nicole's ex-husband O.J. Simpson was famously charged with her... read full bio

Dr. Jeanne King

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Psychologist, author and leading expert in family violence and legal domestic abuse, Dr. Jeanne King helps people break the cycle of abuse before it spirals out of control. In turning her own nightmare into a mission, she has devoted her life to being the voice for all those who have been silenced by abuse and by our legal system. King... read full bio

Bruce Degen

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Bruce Degen has written and illustrated numerous award-winning books for children, among them Shirley's Wonderful Baby, Daddy Is a Doodlebug, and Jamberry. He has illustrated the highly acclaimed The Magic School Bus series by Joanna Cole, the ever-popular Jesse Bear books by Nancy White Carlstrom, and Jane Yolen's Commander Toad series. In addition to his career in children's books, he... 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

Mike Rucker

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Mike Rucker is a former American football player who played in the NFL for eight seasons. Ruckers football career began at the University of Nebraska. During his time on the Cornhuskers football team he was apart of the national championship teams of 1995 and 1997. Rucker finished his college career with 40 stops and was the fourth all-time tackler. During... read full bio

Rene King Moreno

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When I was young, I loved to draw and paint in my spare time. While studying art at the Rhode Island School of Design, I decided that I wanted to illustrate children's books someday. I began illustrating educational books and materials. A few years later, I was given my first picture book to illustrate. I was very excited! That book,... 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

Susan Rook

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Susan Rook brings more than 20 years of journalism and public advocacy to her work in photography. Her news background includes CNN and local news in New Orleans and Florida. She is a public speaker and workshop presenter specializing in media relations, public advocacy and health care issues. Her professional awards include: Panelist, 1992 Third Presidential Debate; 1992 National Student... read full bio

Renee Loux

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Renee Loux founded one of America's first raw food restaurants, has written the definitive guide to green lifestyle, Easy Green Living, the Gourmand Award-winning The Balanced Plate and Living Cuisine and hosts Fine Living channel's It's Easy Being Green and columnist for Womens Health. As a frequent guest on NBC's Today Show and Extra and Inside Edition, an eco-advisor, board... read full bio

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