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Warren Macdonald

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In April 1997, Warren Macdonalds life would forever be changed. While climbing on Hinchinbrook Island in Northern Austrlia a tragic accident happened. A giant boulder came down and crushed Warrens legs; they were both completely amputated at the thigh. Extraordinarily Warren began climbing again only a short 10 months later. He climbed Cradle Mountain and Federation Peak in Tasmania... read full bio

Trisha Meili

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The Central Park jogger case concerned the violent assault, rape, and sodomy of Trisha Meili, a female jogger, and attacks on others in New York City's Central Park, on April 19, 1989. The attack on the female jogger left her in a coma for 12 days. Meili was a 28-year-old investment banker at the time, weighing under 100 pounds. The... read full bio

Travis Mills

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Travis Fieldyen Mills was a member of the United States Army before sustaining a severe injury when an improvised explosive device went off nearby. This resulted in him becoming a quadruple amputee, losing both legs and portions of his arms. Many have heard his story and find inspiration in his ability to find strength and positivity. The fact is, he’s... read full bio

Tom Whittaker

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On May 27, 1998 Tom Whittaker confounded conventional wisdom when he became the first person with a disability to stand on Mount Everests 29,035 ft. summit. His story reads like a movie script and speaks to courage, passion and persistence to achieve a dream, no matter how daunting. Whittakers authenticity and his ability to engage his audiences hearts and heads... read full bio

Todd

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Todd Huston is an author, politician, and speaker. Hustons life changed when he was 14 years old and his legs caught onto a boat propeller. He struggled to keep his legs but he eventually had bone disease and in result, had to amputate one of his legs. Since then, Huston became a psychotherapist and is the clinical director of the... read full bio

Temple Grandin

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Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is the most accomplished and well-known adult with autism in the world. Now her fascinating life, with all its challenges and successes has been brought to the screen with the HBO produced, full-length film Temple Grandin. Among numerous other recognitions by media, Bravo Cable did a half-hour show on her life, and she was featured in the... read full bio

Steve Mikita

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Steve Mikita was born with Werdnig-Hoffman Disease, a degenerative neuromuscular disorder. He entered life neurologically impaired, confined to a wheelchair and dependent on others for his daily needs. But Steve's mind and spirit were unimpaired. Mikita has served as an assistant attorney general since 1981. A revered motivational speaker, he also teaches law at BYU. In addition to his formal... read full bio

Stephen Hopson

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Profoundly deaf since birth, Stephen Hopson has been blessed with the extraordinary gift of articulate communication. After several years of smashing barriers in the turbulent world of Wall Street, Stephen Hopson now brings to you the scope of his personal experience and knowledge. His explosively powerful keynote speeches encompass the fundamental success and spiritual principles that governed and shaped his... read full bio

Roderick Sewell

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Roderick Sewell is a Paralympic athlete and swimmer who has represented Team USA. Sewell was born missing his tibia in both of his legs and had to get them both amputated above the knee before he was 2 years old. A year after his surgery Sewell got his first pair of prosthetic legs. Sewell’s mother had to quit her job... read full bio

Robert David Hall

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Robert David Hall is known internationally for his role on the Emmy-nominated CSI, as the quirky coroner, Dr. Albert Robbins. The CBS show, which is also syndicated internationally, is seen weekly by more than 27 million people in America alone. Hall and his CSI cast mates have also been honored with the Screen Actors Guild's Actor Award for Outstanding Performance... read full bio

Robert Acosta

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Helping Hands for the Blind was founded by Robert J. Acosta. Both he and his wife, Ruth Ann, were born blind, but have not only overcome their own handicaps in this area, but have dedicated a major portion of their lives to helping and working with the blind. Robert has spent 33 years in the teaching profession, and was employed... read full bio

Rebecca Lobo

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The office for Rebecca Lobo has asked that CTI not list them, give out pricing, information or availability. If you are interested in this celebrity only, please contact CTI directly and we can let you know the process needed to confirm a date with them.

Patrick Blake? Leeper

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Patrick “Blake” Leeper was born a bilateral below-the-knee amputee who began using prosthetics at the age of nine. Although born without legs Leeper didn’t let that stop him from becoming great. Upon obtaining a grant from Challenged Athletes Foundation for a pair of running prosthetics, Leeper found his passion. He competed in the Endeavor Games and the Paralympics Track and... read full bio

Olegario Ollie D. Cantos, VII, Esq.

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Ollie Cantos is the highest-ranking person with a disability in the Federal Government. Blindness a result of medical complications at birth has not hindered him to be a tireless champion for legal services to low-income persons for 20 years, having served as Board Member and eventually as Vice President of the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, one of the... read full bio

Nick Vujicic

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Nicholas Vujicic is an evangelist, author, and motivational speaker that truly inspires people with his story. Vujicic’s challenges started when he was born with tetra-amelia syndrome. The syndrome is characterized by being born with all four limbs missing. Not only did Nick have to deal with the typical challenges of school and adolescence; he also struggled with depression and loneliness... read full bio

Neal Baer

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The office for Neal Baer has asked that CTI not list them, give out pricing, information or availability. If you are interested in this celebrity only, please contact CTI directly and we can let you know the process needed to confirm a date with them.

Mike Utley

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Mike Utley is a former professional football player, who was a member of the Detroit Lions. He was drafted into the NFL Draft in the third round. During his football career, Utley faced many challenges, as almost every year he was put on injury reserve. In his third year with the Lions, Mikes life was forever changed. During a game... read full bio

Michael Hingson

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As was the case with many Americans, Michael Hingson's life changed dramatically on September 11th. He and his Guide Dog Roselle were the lucky ones, however, in that they escaped the World Trade Center attack. As a WTC survivor and as a Guide Dog user, Michael was thrust into the international limelight. Michael and Roselle have appeared on Larry King... read full bio

Margaret Trudeau

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The office for Margaret Trudeau has asked that CTI not list them, give out pricing, information or availability. If you are interested in this celebrity only, please contact CTI directly and we can let you know the process needed to confirm a date with them.

Laura Lawless

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When most people meet a scholarship pageant representative, they expect to be greeted by smiles, waves, and an unflappable good mood. As Miss Arizona 2002, that was the image most people expected when they met Laura Lawless. She was the face of Arizona in that year's Miss America pageant; she was also the face of mental illness. Diagnosed with clinical... read full bio



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Celebrity Talent International is a booking agent to help you hire disabilities speakers for corporate functions, business or private parites, fairs or festivals, weddings, speaking engangments, print or online advertising campaigns, media events, endorsements, fundraisers, or appearances. Contact CTI by calling 725-228-5100 today or submitting a request in order to book talent like Warren Macdonald, Trisha Meili, Travis Mills, Tom Whittaker, Todd, Temple Grandin, Steve Mikita, Stephen Hopson, Roderick Sewell, Robert David Hall, Robert Acosta, Rebecca Lobo, Patrick Blake? Leeper, Olegario Ollie D. Cantos, VII, Esq., Nick Vujicic, Neal Baer, Mike Utley, Michael Hingson, Margaret Trudeau, Laura Lawless and more!