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Author Margaret Combs is Today’s Honoree

About The Book: Hazard is a poignant, unflinching memoir of the emotional intricacies of growing up with a severely disabled sibling. Margaret Combs shows how her Southern Baptist family coped with lived reality of autism in an era of ignorance … Continue reading

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Author Tiffany Papageorge is Today’s Honoree

Father’s Day is just about a month away, and the greeting card aisles and gift stores have been stocked for weeks with hundreds of variations of “Number One Dad” mugs and “Best. Dad. Ever.” picture frames. These days set aside … Continue reading

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Team Zoey is Today’s Honoree

Laura and Ian Penny’s lives were turned upside down after the birth of their daughter Zoey.  After Laura experienced a relatively healthy pregnancy issues arose around her 38th week when doctors saw the amniotic sac wall coming apart and baby … Continue reading

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HoopDance Entrepreneurs Keith and Jen Moore are Today’s Honorees

Jen and Keith Moore, the owners of Roc City Hoopdance & Fitness, are testimonies to the power of hooping as exercise. Married for almost ten years, they have four beautiful children (Mairi, Elijah, and Lachlan, and Catriana, who is in … 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 Debbie Burak

I’m often asked the question “why” I have taken this mission on. It is a 9-year journey of how I arrived at this point but as with many things, it is the climatic ending of a movie or a good … Continue reading

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Today’s Honorees are Michael & Linda Maloney

On September 18th, 2004 @ approximately 2:30 AM I, being a dumb 21 year-old took a fall out my 3rd floor college dorm’s window. What ensued was a real-life nightmare, my parents were called in the middle of the night … Continue reading

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