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A Tale of Passion, Purpose, Persistence, and True Success

Kendra Scott

There’s a great deal of discussion as to what type of impact childhood experiences might have on kids, both in the moment and as they grow into adulthood. In at least one case, a positive and encouraging environment led to


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‘Hammering’ Hank Aaron – Much More than a Baseball Icon

Hank Aaron

The U.S. was just beginning to recover from the Great Depression in February, 1934 when Herbert and Estella’s third child, Henry ‘Hank’ Aaron, was born. The Aaron’s lived in a poor, black section of Mobile, Alabama known as “Down by


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“I got my start by giving myself a start!”

Madam C. J. Walker

After a lifetime as slaves, Owen and Minerva Breedlove became free people when the Emancipation Proclamation was signed by President Lincoln on January 1, 1863. Both Owen and Minerva continued to work as sharecroppers, growing and picking cotton in Delta,


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There’s a Reason They’re Called EPIC Bars – It’s an Epic story!

EPIC Bars

Taylor Collins and Katie Forrest have come a long way since their time at Austin High School in Texas where they would occasionally lock eyes. It wasn’t until they were both enrolled at Texas State University in San Marcos that


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Planning a Rockin’ New Year’s Eve? Thank Dick Clark!

Dick Clark

Richard ‘Dick’ Wagstaff Clark was born on November 30, 1929 in Mount Vernon, New York. He was the second son, and last child, of Richard and Julia Clark. Dick new from a very early age that he wanted to pursue


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How One Woman Overcame Personal Struggles to Impact Millions

Dr. Mary-Claire King

Mary-Claire was born on February 27, 1946 to Harvey and Clarice King in Evanston, Illinois – a city just north of Chicago. She, younger brother Paul, a stepsister and a stepbrother all had a relatively average childhood. The most traumatic


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Do the Work, Integrity Matters, Use Your Voice – Lessons from David Muir

David Muir

As a high school senior, David chose to interview one of his teachers for his Public Speaking class project. The teacher, who’d recently fallen while horseback riding, was explaining that her injuries resulted in surgery to remove her spleen. Not


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Three Keys to Willie Nelson’s Status as American Icon and Fearless Brand

Willie Nelson

When looking for the definition of a fearless brand, one need look no further than American icon, Willie Nelson, one of the most recognizable faces, voices, and talents in all of music. There are thousands of performers in the music


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