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Wilma Rudolph

On September 7, 1960, Wilma Rudolph made Olympic history by becoming the first woman to win three gold medals.  Her accomplishments in track and field—taking first place in both the 100-meter and 200-meter dash and in the 4×100 relay—opened the door for women and girls in previously all-male track and field events. Born in segregated […]

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Overcoming Stress – Tony Robbins

Five points plan: The quality of your life is the quality of what you live emotionally. We all have a home. Caring people find a way find a way to care for other people. What’s your home, what’s your habit? Feed your mind everyday. Thirty minutes a day of reading something, hearing something. You have […]

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Lewis Gordon Pugh

The moments that challenge us the most define us – Lewis Pugh By swimming in vulnerable ecosystems, he wants to draw attention to the impact of our actions on our oceans, “I’ve seen drastic changes in my lifetime – changes that have come about because of our actions. In my lifetime I’d like to see […]

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Liz Murray

Liz Murray is the daughter of two loving but drug-addicted parents in the Bronx in New York City. She was raised in neglect and squalor, as her parents’ addiction eroded their family, eventually leading both her mother and father to contract HIV/AIDS. The disease ultimately claimed both their lives. Homeless at age 15, Murray graduated […]

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Ed Stafford

Ed Stafford became the first man to walk the length of the Amazon river in South America from the source to the sea. He walked for 860 days! He started on 2nd April 2008 and finished in August 2010. No-one had ever done what he attempted. more information: www.walkingtheamazon.com, www.edstafford.org  

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Jim McLaren

Jim McLaren is a motivational speaker who created the Choose Living Foundation. In 1985, MacLaren was broadsided by a city bus. Rushed to the hospital, he was initially diagnosed as “dead on arrival.” After 18 hours of surgery doctors stabilized a comatose MacLaren and made a decision that would shape the next eight years of his […]

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Randy Pausch

Randy Pausch Last lecture: “Achieving your childhood dreams“

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Gil Reyes

“What I have learned … is the respect of the human spirit. You can’t ignore it. You can deny. But you can’t ignore it. You have to keep coming back to the human spirit. Where is that dream? Where is that drive? Where is that fire?” Gil Reyes – Former physical trainer of Andre Agassi – Addidas Player Development

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