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Live 2 Learn Differently Founder Andre Spivey is Today’s Honoree

Andre Spivey is the founder and CEO of Live 2 Learn Differently, Inc. He comes with a wealth and diversity of IT experience spending over 8 years in the US Air Force. During his time in the Air Force, his … Continue reading

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The Turn It Around Teenager Jonathan Roppolo is Today’s Honoree

During his lifetime, Jonathan Roppolo has taken obstacles such as limited speech and intellectual disabilities, and turned them into inspirational accomplishments. With help from speech therapy and self-determination, Jonathan not only expanded his vocabulary, he won an area speech competition … Continue reading

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Autism Advocate Wisdom Jones is Today’s Honoree

Wisdom Jones is a 16 year old gifted and talented young man; and school is very important to him. In his freshman year of high school Wisdom was on the A-B Honor Roll and also achieved a GA Studies Academic Award. In his spare time he loves … Continue reading

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Autism Advocate Lynette Louise is Today’s Honoree

As the single mom of eight now grown kids (she adopted six of my siblings, the four boys all being on the autism spectrum) she has worked tirelessly to insist on fairness, fun and actionable answers in the world. Specifically … Continue reading

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Today’s Honoree is Victoria Marin

In the words of her son Chris Shaw  Victoria Marin is a single mom of five children who lost her job as a health care professional in 2008.  She went back to school and studied to be a writer of … Continue reading

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Today’s Honoree is Carl Davis, Jr.

Carl Wayne Davis, Jr. is a heavyweight professional boxer from Chicago, IL.  Once a football player for both the American Football League (AFL) and Canadian Football League (CFL), Carl believed that the next stop on his athletic career would be … Continue reading

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Today’s Honoree is Debra Hosseini

Debra is an author, autism advocate, art curator, and mother of a 17 year old with autism spectrum disorder. Her 2011 book, The Art of Autism, which included 65 artists from around the world to gain exposure, build resumes, self-esteem, … Continue reading

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