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Christina  Meredith
Christina Meredith

Abuse & Homelessness Survivor, Author of CinderGirl

Empowering others with her inspiring life story, Christina Meredith survived sexual, mental and emotional abuse, incest, trauma, aging out of foster care, poverty and homelessness to forge a life committed to helping others.

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Karen M. Allen
Karen M. Allen

Mindset Expert

Karen M. Allen is a Mindset Expert and TEDx Speaker who is passionate about equipping individuals with the tools and resources to feel better, live better, and achieve their goals with a healthy mindset.

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Kevin  Pearce
Kevin Pearce

Champion Snowboarder & Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor

Pearce went from being a gold medal hopeful to suffering a brain injury that nearly took his life. Known for his contagious optimism, he delivers a powerful message of overcoming adversity.

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Dr. Alfredo  Quiñones-Hinojosa
Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa

World-Renowned Neurosurgeon & Neuroscientist

Mexican immigrant Quiñones-Hinojosa went from migrant worker to head of brain tumor surgery at Johns Hopkins. His incredible story is being developed into a movie by Brad Pitt and Disney.

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Ally  Hilfiger
Ally Hilfiger

Lyme Disease Advocate & Entrepreneur

Ally Hilfiger is an author, artist, designer and the daughter of fashion mogul and entrepreneur Tommy Hilfiger. She chronicled her lifelong battle with Lyme disease in her moving memoir, Bite Me.

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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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Wes  Moore
Wes Moore

NYT Best-Selling Author & Motivational Leader

Moore energizes audiences with his remarkable personal story of overcoming adversity through education, embracing personal responsibility and emerging as an inspirational leader.

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Samantha  Harris
Samantha Harris

Emmy Winning TV Host & Breast Cancer Survivor

Best known as the co-host of Dancing with the Stars and Entertainment Tonight and host of Game Show Network's wordplay game show, Tug Of Words, Emmy-winner Samantha Harris is also an author, certified health coach & cancer survivor.

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