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Global Foundation For Children With Hearing Loss Founder Paige Stringer is Today’s Honoree

In 2009, Paige established Global Foundation For Children With Hearing Loss (GFCHL) to help provide children ages 0-6 who are deaf or hard of hearing with access to locally based early identification, intervention expertise and services during the most critical years of … Continue reading

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Author Suzan Nguyen is Today’s Honoree

Suzan Nguyen couldn’t move her body. Couldn’t open her mouth. Couldn’t even blink her eyes to signal to those standing over her. She could hear the sirens. See the flashing lights. But she felt nothing. In the end, she would … Continue reading

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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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Laura Barrett Creator of Laura’s Greetings is Today’s Honoree

How it All Started: Hannah Lee was Laura’s aide. This meant Hannah and Laura spent lots of time together going to the park, doing crafts, watching movies, knitting and more! Laura knits amazing hats, LOVES to paint and always seems … Continue reading

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Author Dr. James P. Meade, Jr. is Today’s Honoree for Tuesday April 12th, 2016

James P. Meade was a young man who, like millions of other men, went to fight his generation’s war in Vietnam. He left an able-bodied Vietnam combat helicopter pilot and returned disabled. In his new book, “Making Your Own Reality: … Continue reading

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Author RD France is Today’s Honoree for Friday January 29th, 2016

The Book of the Failed Jumper: New Volume of “Prose and Mindful Nonsense” Chronicles  When RD France lay in a London hospital bed with a broken back, shattered right ankle and broken left heal, he couldn’t believe that he was … Continue reading

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Disabled Entrepreneur Terry Moorer is Today’s Honoree

As a person with Cerebral Palsy, Terry Moorer has been blessed to have over 20 years in the entertainment industry (sports/music). In the past he has had the opportunity to work with NBA entertainment, Queen Latifah, Walt Disney, MTV, Atlantic … Continue reading

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The Butterfly Wheel Monica J. Foster is Today’s Honoree

My name is Monica J. Foster, and I’m the Chief Motivational Officer (CMO) of BUTTERFLYWHEEL® Motivation, Advocacy & Consulting. I have dedicated my life to coaching people with disabilities to develop the skills they need to meet their challenges head … Continue reading

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PTSD Please Listen To My Story Author Curtis Butler is Today’s Honoree

Curtis Butler lll.  served his country from 1989-1991 and again from 2002-2007.  After serving his country Curtis  was diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).  One of the ways he found helpful in managing PTSD is by returning to school. … Continue reading

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Consumer Advocate Jodie Guerrero Is Today’s Honoree

Jodie is a blogger and has a successful website Jodies Journey where she discusses her on-going medical and health journey through Lymphoma. At first she started her blog, as a way of communicating to her friends and family without constantly … Continue reading

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