Marlo Thomas has dedicated her life to making a difference. She shares how St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital has weathered the pandemic.
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Sean Hepburn Ferrer, the son of the great Audrey Hepburn, explains how his mother’s passion for making a difference in the world motivates him to help those suffering from rare diseases, such as the rare disease that took her life.
Whether you’re 24, 42, 58 or 85, we’re all living through transitions. It’s a hallmark of life and one that can leave us feeling paralyzed and lost. Writer, journalist and advocate Maria Shriver wants everyone to know they’re capable of living meaningful, empowered lives, no matter how lost they may feel. Get her tips for finding the principles and practices to live life boldly.
Not only is she one of the brightest stars in Hollywood, Jane Seymour is determined to use her celebrity to make a difference for others. Find out how her mother’s experiences in a concentration camp inspired a passion for service in Jane.
Dr. Manette Monroe is on a mission to show veterans with PTSD it’s never too late to live the lives they’ve always dreamed about. She’s living proof that sometimes it just takes a little longer to make your dreams come true.
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Allan Law spent 32 years teaching at inner-city schools. After retiring, he knew he couldn’t walk away from his community’s homeless and hungry. Now he spends every single night passing out sandwiches. This year, he’ll pass out more than a million!
One of Canada’s most famed and respected public servants has a new job — at the age of 94! Just three months after retiring from office, Hazel McCallion accepts a new job helping shape her country’s future leaders.
Mitch Albom says his beloved books aren’t about death; they’re very much about living and focusing on what’s really important. And his book, “The First Phone Call From Heaven,” is no exception.
Estella Pyfrom is living proof you don’t need a lot of money or contacts to make a big difference. After a lifetime of teaching underprivileged children and adults, she retired but the need to help was still strong. So she created a mobile learning center to bring education to underserved communities.
John Rivers has quickly become not only one of the nation’s top restauranteurs but an entrepreneurial legend. Find out how his one simple take-out barbecue restaurant led to a new life of passion, purpose and success.
For decades, Dr. Lois Lee has been ripping the covers off of one of America’s dirtiest secrets — adults have sex with children. Find out how she’s become one of the biggest and fiercest warriors in the fight against child sex trafficking.