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Author Marty Cole is Today’s Honoree

About The Book: Using his own experiences, author Marty Cole shares his journey of healing, forgiving, and loving after suffering trauma and illness in his book “My Amazing Transformation of Love, Courage, and Wisdom.” At six years old, Cole entered … Continue reading

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Navy Lieutenant Ismael Tounkara is Today’s Honoree

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. – A Navy lieutenant assigned to Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support (NAVSUP WSS) in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, was recently recognized in an award ceremony, but this Guinea native’s life example is what garnered greater praise. Lt. Ismael … Continue reading

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Author General Perry Smith is Today’s Honoree

In America the two highest awards for heroism are the Medal of Honor and the Carnegie Medal (heroism by a civilian). In order to earn these awards, one must perform an act of extraordinary heroism that is witnessed, documented and … Continue reading

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Cancer Advocate Mary Jenkins is Today’s Honoree

Mary Jenkins is the President and CEO of Christians Overcoming Cancer (COC), a nonprofit organization she founded in the fall of 2006 while in treatment herself for Stage III Breast Cancer. Having lived a life of incredible experiences, including being … Continue reading

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The Spitfire Wingman USAF Col. Jim Haun is Today’s Honoree

James Robert Haun was born to a struggling Memphis, Tennessee lawyer and his wife Sept. 21,1911, the first of three children, their only son.  Because his mother died five days before his ninth birthday, young James — while being swapped … Continue reading

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Marithia Waters is Today’s Honoree

I’m nominating her because in the last two years she has experienced significant loss BUT, she is still standing strong.  In June of 2010 she lost her daughter Richeena Harper. Richeena died six days after her 21st birthday after having … Continue reading

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Shawn Murphy is Today’s Honoree

Inspiration to begin the long journey to become an Ironman triathlete often comes from the most unexpected events. Matthew Murphy has just such a story. In early 2009, he was an overweight couch potato awaiting the birth of his first … Continue reading

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