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Stevie Ryan

Stevie Ryan

Growing up in Victorville, CA Stevie's parents operated a trucking business. At the age of 19 she moved to LA to pursue and acting career that mostly consisted of commercial products. Throughout this process she focused on the personal filming, acting and editing of...

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Amy Bleuel;

Amy Bleuel;

Amy grew up in Wisconsin, at the age of 6 she decided to live with her father and stepmother (after her parents divorced). Amy's relationship with her stepmother was a physically abusive one. She was taken into state custody by a child protective service at the age of...

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Kalief Browder

Kalief Browder

Kalief was sent to Rikers Island at the age of sixteen. He was accused of stealing a backpack and served three years before he seen trial, two of those years were solitary confinement. Never found guilty of this crime, Kalief could not post the $10,000 bail that was...

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Lee Thompson Young

Lee Thompson Young

Lee Thompson Young Young was born in Columbia, South Carolina, the son of Velma (née Love) and Tommy Scott Young. He was in the second grade when his parents' marriage ended, and he went to live with his mother. At age ten, he portrayed Martin Luther King in a play,...

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Aaron Swartz

Aaron Swartz

Aaron Swartz Swartz was born in Highland Park, Illinois (a suburb of Chicago), the eldest son of Jewish parents Susan and Robert Swartz.  His father had founded the software firm Mark Williams Company. Swartz immersed himself in the study of computers, programming,...

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Capital STEEZ

Capital STEEZ

Capital STEEZ AKA "King Steelo" Courtney "Jamal" Everald Dewar, Jr. was born July 7, 1993 to Jamaican parents in Flatbush, New York. STEEZ went to Edward R. Murrow High School where he met Joey Bada$$ and many other friends.STEEZ (then known as Jay Steez) began...

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L’wren Scott

L’wren Scott

L'wren Scott Born April 28th 1964, Laura Bambrough (L'wren Scott) was adopted at birth by Ivan and Lula Bambrough . She was raised in Roy, UT with two adopted siblings Jan and Randall. By the age of twelve she was already 6 feet tall, forcing her to sew and customize...

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Dave Mirra

Dave Mirra

Dave Mirra Born April 4, 1974 in Chittenango, New York, Dave was a part of Haro Bikes BMX Team by the age of 13. By 1991 Dave was sponsored by Vision Street Wear and GT Bicycles. He would eventually graduate from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. In the...

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Don Cornelius

Don Cornelius

Don Cornelius Don was born September 27, 1936, on the south side of Chicago, IL. He attended DuSable High School and after graduating in 1954 he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. After serving 18 months in Korea, Don would go back to Chicago and work various jobs to...

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Jiah Khan

Jiah Khan

Jiah Khan Nafisa Rizvi Khan was born February 20, 1988  into an Indian family in New York City. She was the daughter of Ali Rizvi Khan, an Indian American and Rabiya Amin, a Hindi film actress in the 1980s from Agra, Uttar Pradesh. Khan grew up in London where she...

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Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen Born March 17th 1969 in Lewisham, London, to Scottish taxi driver Ronald and Social Science teacher Joyce, McQueen was the youngest of six children. While he reportedly grew up in a council flat, the McQueens had lived in a terraced house in...

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Junior Seau

Junior Seau

Junior Seau Born (Tiaina Baul Seau Jr.) January 19, 1969 in San Diego, California, Seau was one of five children. He attended Oceanside High school where he was a basketball, football and track star. After high school he would stay true to his California roots and...

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4 Reasons Why Mental Health is Important

4 Reasons Why Mental Health is Important

Better Physical Health 2012 study in Health Services Research confirmed this connection, noting that people with physical health problems are three times more likely to seek mental health care than those without physical conditions Just as physical health problems can...

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Madison Holleran

Madison Holleran

Madison Holleran A University of Pennsylvania freshmen, Madison had what it seemed the perfect life. She was a young, bright, athletic, pretty and outgoing. She ran track for Penn State and had a promising future ahead of her. Images she saw on her social networks;...

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Marshawn McCarrel

Marshawn McCarrel

 Marshawn McCarrel A Black Lives Matter activist fatally shot himself on the steps of the Ohio State House on Monday, according to authorities MarShawn M. McCarrel II, 23, of Franklin Township, Ohio, died by suicide on Monday night, according to Lt. Craig Cvetan of...

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3 Family Members Dead in Oak Forest Murder-Suicide

3 Family Members Dead in Oak Forest Murder-Suicide

Oak Forest Police Chief Gregory Anderson said Tuesday that the family were having financial troubles after the father had lost his job. Officers said they discovered the bodies of 54-year-old David Joost; his wife, 55-year-old Margaret O'Leary-Joost; and their son,...

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Wendy O. Williams

Wendy O. Williams

Wendy O. Williams Born in 1948, Wendy grew up in Webster, New York to a chemist father who worked for Kodak. She participated In the high school band in which she played the clarinet; considered soft spoken and shy by her peers. By the age 16 Wendy moved out and...

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Shakir Stewart

Shakir Stewart

Shakir Stewart Born April 12, 1974 Stewart was a Oakland, CA native. After graduating from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Stewart used the money he made from throwing parties in college to build a small studio with a couple friends. The group signed several young...

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Traveling Makes You Happier

Traveling Makes You Happier

Buy a plane ticket instead of that watch or pair of shoes. Cornell University found that spending money on experiences is more likely to bring you lasting happiness than spending money on material objects. The reason being that people "adapt" to physical objects –...

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Ruslana Korshunova

Ruslana Korshunova

Ruslana Korshunova/ Model Discovered in 2003, when All Asia magazine printed a story on Almaty's local German language club where Korshunova attended. Her photograph, which featured in the article, caught the attention of Debbie Jones of Models 1. Jones tracked down...

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The Pursuit of Happiness

The Pursuit of Happiness

Declaration of Independence  Adopted by the Constitutional Congress and signed on July 4th, 1776, it made America free from the colonization of Great Britain. On this document Thomas Jefferson wrote "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created...

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Chris Lighty

Chris Lighty

Chris Lighty- Label Executive/ Manager Known as one of the “most powerful figures in the hip-hip industry” Lighty was an American Music Executive raised in the Bronx River Housing Projects of Bronx ,NY. Lighty came from humble beginnings to rise through the ranks in...

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Washington D.C. Duke Ellington Bridge

Washington D.C. Duke Ellington Bridge

Duke Ellington Bridge Standing over 125 ft; in 1975 this bridge was renamed to celebrate the world-renowned pianist and Washington D.C. native "Duke" Ellington. From 1979 to 1985 there was a reported 24 suicides from this bridge which doubled those of neighboring Taft...

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Robin Williams

Robin Williams

Robins Williams- Actor/ Producer/ Writer A stand up comedian turned Hollywood movie star, Williams had what many considered the perfect life. Born in Chicago, IL to a Ford Executive (Robert Williams) and former model (Laurie Mclaurin), Robin dropped out of college and...

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Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain- Musician/Song writer Kurt was considered the last real “rock-star”. He was the lead vocalist, guitarist and songwriter for the rock band Nirvana. Best known for their hit “Smells Like Teen Spirit” from their second studio album Nevermind (1991) would go...

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