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Life Coach Tony A. Gaskins, Jr. is Today’s Honoree

Tony A. Gaskins Jr., the son of a former pastor, was raised in a loving home along with a younger sister in a small central Florida town where most people believed that there were only a few avenues one could … Continue reading

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Next Galaxy Corp Founder Mary Spio is Today’s Honoree

Among Mary Spio’s many accomplishments, she is best known for creating and holding patents on the technology used to digitally release feature films. Mary and her team at Boeing worked with LucasFilms to be the first to digitally distribute major motion … Continue reading

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Author Jayne Grant is Today’s Honoree

A light shines bright at the end of the tunnel. Even when things get tough, hope can be found. In her book, “Déjà Vu,” Jayne Grant tells a thrilling story of danger, adventure and romance. Leaving her home in California, … Continue reading

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Author and Speaker Desiree Lee is Today’s Honoree

I AM DESIREE LEE, LLC is a society enrichment initiative, designed to derail young people from making decisions of crime and transforming our youth into rewarding citizens of society. By using Desiree Lee as a visual aid, this method has proven to be a … Continue reading

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Terri Lomax of Mocha Girls Pit Stop is Today’s Honoree

We’ve all heard the saying, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Terri Lomax finds great joy in “making lemonade” for herself and helping others make lemonade out of the lemons in their lives. Her transparency and approachability are evident … Continue reading

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Will to Live Author Gary Edinger is Today’s Honoree

Gary Edinger’s new book—Will to Live: A Saga of Survival —chronicles his extraordinary experiences in the wild and stands as a testament to the strength and fortitude of people facing life-threatening challenges everywhere. Gary Edinger was logging in Wisconsin’s Northwoods … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur Chad Cooper is Today’s Honoree

Every Millennium or so, there are Great People that are capable of making a profound impact on the Planet. On Feb. 17th 1971, Chad Cooper was born make a difference in the earth. Born to an elderly, sickly single mother, … Continue reading

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Talk Show Host Hannah Andrusky is Today’s Honoree

Hannah is an American talk show host, stylist, businesswoman, writer, mother, daughter, sister and friend. She has a passion for people and their stories and a God given gift for connecting with people from all walks of life. No stranger to hardship, … Continue reading

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Black Celebrity Giving Founder Jasmine Crowe is Today’s Honoree

Black Celebrity Giving (BCG) was created by Jasmine Crowe in 2011. The idea for the site came from the vivid awareness of a lack of media coverage of not only black celebrities, but also black people doing positive things to … 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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