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52: Diabetes in Haiti with Mackenson Bonnell

Mackenson Bonnell was born in Haiti and lost his parents as a teenager. He became the caretaker of his younger siblings, and eventually developed Type I Diabetes when he was living at an orphanage. He was adopted by US parents and together they formed Kay Mackenson which is a clinic in Haiti that provides treatment and education to Haitians regarding diabetes. Hear more …

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38: Cure Blindness with Dr. Geoff Tabin

Dr. Geoff Tabin is a professor at Stanford University and is on a mission to eradicate unnecessary blindness from all corners of the globe. This Doctor of Ophthalmology co-founded the Cure Blindness Project which began in the Himalayan region and has restored vision to over 625,000 people worldwide. Dr. Tabin is also the fourth person in the world to summit the tallest peak on all seven continents. Hear more …

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30: Fiercely Facing Abuse with Carolyn Bostrack

Carolyn Bostrack was sexually abused and emotionally abused as a child and throughout her teenage years. This horrible dynamic and resulting image of love led her into an abusive and manipulative marriage. After the birth of her daughter she found the courage to leave her ex-husband and begin a new life with a new definition of "unconditional" love. She is currently a phd, an author, a keynote speaker, and a mother of three amazing children. Read more …

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26: Custodian Work Meets Lifelong Achievement with Michael Vaudreuil

Michael Vaudreuil lost everything in the 2008 recession and took the best opportunity in front of him at the time which was a custodian position at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He took classes by day and cleaned floors by night over 8 years to earn his degree at 54 years old. Hear more …

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