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Judge Glenda Hatchett
Judge Glenda Hatchett

Juvenile Court Judge & Star of Judge Hatchett

Nationally recognized as an expert on juvenile & social issues, Judge Glenda Hatchett garnered national appeal for her award-winning show, Judge Hatchett. She is the author of Dare to Take Charge.

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Nick  Vujicic
Nick Vujicic

Founder & CEO, Life Without Limbs

Without any medical explanation or warning, Nick Vujicic was born with neither arms nor legs. He is the founder & CEO of the nonprofit organization Life Without Limbs.

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Jonathan  Mooney
Jonathan Mooney

Learning Disabilities Advocate

A dyslexic writer and activist  who did not learn to read until age 12, Mooney earned an honors degree in English from Brown University and  is co-founder of Project Eye to Eye, a mentoring program for learning disabled students.

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Heather  Abbott
Heather Abbott

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor

Abbott’s life changed forever when she was struck by bomb shrapnel and lost her left leg. She captivates audiences with her inspirational story of pain, anger, optimism and resilience.

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Kyle  Pruett
Kyle Pruett

Authority on Child Development

Dr. Pruett is an authority on child development with a special interest in fatherhood and its effects on children. Considered a parenting visionary, he takes parents deep into the hearts and minds of children.

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Derek  Clark
Derek Clark

"Cool Dad" & Foster Care Expert

Derek Clark, the viral "Rapping Dad" sensation, had a life of resilience and redemption. As a speaker, author and singer, Clark has spoken about his history of child abuse with a hopeful message to never give up.

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Tonya Lewis Lee
Tonya Lewis Lee

Author, Producer & Activist

Tonya Lewis Lee is an accomplished author, producer, founder of a multi-media company and rights activist. Trained as a lawyer, she serves as Vice Chairman of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.

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Christine  Ha
Christine Ha

First Blind Contestant & Winner of MasterChef

The season three winner of Gordon Ramsay’s competitive amateur cooking show, MasterChef, Ha is the author of Recipes from My Home Kitchen: Asian and American Comfort Food.

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