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John  Quiñones
John Quiñones

ABC News Veteran, Creator & Host, What Would You Do?

A lifetime of “never taking no for an answer” took Quiñones from migrant farm work to the anchor desk at 20/20 and Primetime and creating, What Would You Do?, the hit show he hosts. 

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Helen  Hunt
Helen Hunt

Award Winning Actress, Accomplished Writer, Director & Producer

Helen Hunt has enjoyed a distinguished career not only as an award-winning actor but also as an accomplished writer, director and producer. As an actress, her extensive and diverse body of work includes roles in film, theater and television.

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Steve  Pemberton
Steve Pemberton

Author & Chief HR Officer, Workhuman

Considered one of America’s most inspiring business and HR leaders, Steve Pemberton’s triumphant life story is about defying seemingly insurmountable beginnings as a child orphaned into foster care.

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Rebekah  Taussig
Rebekah Taussig

Disability Advocate & Educator

Rebekah Taussig will challenge everything you think you know about disability as she invites us into her experience of living in a body that looks and moves differently than most.

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Austin  Hatch
Austin Hatch

Helping Teams & Individuals Overcome Adversity

Austin Hatch is a walking miracle who survived two plane crashes in the span of 8 years. He launched his entrepreneurial venture Overcome It in 2019 and has since spoken to organizations across the country about his road to recovery.

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Ray Ray  McElrathbey
Ray Ray McElrathbey

Subject of the Disney+ film Safety

The Disney+ film Safety shares Ray Ray’s story as a shining example of perseverance triumphing through repeated adversity and the message of family above everything.

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Richard  Carmona
Richard Carmona

17th Surgeon General & CEO, Canyon Ranch Health

Having gone from high school dropout to serving as our nation’s top doctor, Carmona instills in audiences that anything is possible through commitment and determination.

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Doug  Lindsay
Doug Lindsay

Inspiring Innovator & Transformational Thought Leader

CNN Health’s top story of 2019, Doug Lindsay is a standing ovation TEDx speaker who shows audiences how to take on seemingly impossible challenges.

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