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David Tuccaro - Marala Scott on Bad To The Bone

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12236565-bad-to-the-bone-the-true-story-of-david-tuccaro-jrBad to The Bone, a true story written by Oprah's Ambassador of Hope, and award winning David_Tuccaro_Marla_Scottauthor Marala Scott and David Tuccaro, is a gut check into the human will to survive in the face of absolute hopelessness. David Tuccarro entered the hospital on Christmas eve after feeling a little ill and was told he would not make it to Christmas day. A true story of one mans fight to save his life and find his true purpose in the process.Sitting down with David made me realize just how powerful we all really are. We have everything we need to live the life we were born to live, join me as I go past the cover of Marala ScottBad to the Bone and into the world of survival with the amazing and gifted David Tuccaro.

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Western Avenue's A Band That Refuses To Give Up

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Western Avenue is a band that refuses to give up. Their song Highway says it all about theWestern Avenue promoedit small kind of dream seekers they are and what the future holds for them. This young band is making waves and is bound for stardom, get the back stage pass into their life and career on Chattin in Manhattan. Learn their secret to success and why fate played a hand in the bands formation.  Nest stop the CMAS!For Nikki English, Keith Robertson and Matt Williams, music has been a driving force in their lives for as long as they can remember. Together since 2007, they are the members of Western Avenue. This 2013 Ontario Country Music Association award-nominated (Best Duo or Group) trio is winning over audiences with its “hot country” sound, including the catchy first single, “Highway Headin’ Out of Town,” which was picked up by Canadian country radio in the summer of 2012.Now, with the release of their new single, “Wherever You Are,” from their February 2013 self-titled debut EP, Western Avenue is taking their melody-driven blend of country and pop music to radio in the US and around the globe. Already #33 on the Roots Music Report chart and #83 on New Music Weekly, the single is poised to take Western Avenue to new heights, and introduce them to a worldwide audience of country music fans.http://www.westernavenue.ca/ 
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Doug Briney the Super Country Music Cowboy

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Doug Briney the Super Country Cowboy is blazing a path in the music industry. He putsDoug Briney faith first, followed by family and music bringing up the rear. He is a role model for those looking to have success in music as well as in life. Doug moved his family from their home in Alaska for 20 some years to the streets of Nashville.He is not chasing his dreams, he has them roped up and is living the moment. A true inspiration both in the studio and out, Doug will inspire you to take chances, and live life. His new album Super Country Cowboy show cases his true talent, with his unique sound and heart for  music. Join us as we go past the music and into the life of the amazing Doug Briney.Doug Briney embodies all things country: His personality is warm and inviting, some would say down-to-earth, recalling the disposition of many a Southern Gentleman from yesteryear. With a 2013 Independent Country Music Association Award, eight months on the Roots Music Report charts, international airplay and live performances at Rodeo Alaska, The Iditarod, The Grinder’s Switch Hour, Alaska State Fair, and Dan McGuiness’ on Music Row, among countless others, this God-fearing road warrior, with the warm baritone voice and love for all things southern, is ready to release his second album project, aptly titled Super Country Cowboy. On this album, Doug has created a tasteful blend of yesterday's traditional country roots and today's radio-friendly contemporary sounds, to invoke all the best that is American: Love of God, Family and the US of A.With the release of his debut album, It’s All Country, in early 2012, (and its re-release on CBM Records in 2013) Doug Briney showcased his signature sound, which he cultivated from years of touring camps, churches and conferences across the US. “We even played in an airport once, to impress a pretty girl for one of the band members,” he says with a laugh. Blending traditional influences from country music’s past, like the Gatlin Brothers and Kenny Rogers, with modern contemporaries like Toby Keith and Trace Adkins, Doug created an original, honest and authentic sound all his own. The collection of well-known country hits and new covers peaked at #6 on the Roots Music Report True Country chart, where it remained for 8 straight months. The album also charted at #11 on the itunes Country New Release chart, with 3 singles receiving international airplay and chart action, leading to more than 300,000 Youtube views between them.http://www.dougbriney.com
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Richard Moss Deep Work For Essential Change

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To live life to the fullest you must have true deep seeded peace within yourself. Richard richard-red-t-high-resMoss has spent 35 years teaching people about deep work for essential change. He is a best-selling author, healer and an inspiration to those seeking to have peace and balance in their life. He believes that anything is possible and that we must embrace fear and love fear in order to not fear fear. He has transformed people’s life’s and speaks to the power we have within ourselves to create our own reality. We all have the right to inner peace and should claim it.There cannot be true change—real lasting transformation-- without DEEP WORK.And that is why Richard Moss, the Maestro of “DEEP WORK,” has given his life over teaching people how to delve deeply into their inner core so they can achieve a life of “Radical Aliveness,” Unconditional Love, and Real Inner Peace.For 37 years, this globally renowned physician-turned-master healer, international bestselling Hay House author, and workshop leader has been guiding people on profound journeys of self-inquiry and self-discovery that have transformed their relationship with themselves, with their loved ones and with the world.“To join me in Deep Work means that you want to become the most balanced, awake, alive, and loving person you can be. It means you want your whole life – and most importantly every relationship – to be lived as an expression of your spiritual path,“ says Moss. “This means that you want and are willing to do the deep work of seeing and rooting out everything in you that has limited your ability to love and celebrate life.”Moss’ work is centered in helping people achieve present moment awareness—and to clear away the beliefs, habits and thinking patterns that prevent them from living in a hyper-alive, joyful and loving state of being nearly all of the time. In Moss’ bestselling books Inside-Out Healing and The Mandala of Being, he outlines his methodology for achieving this mastery. But while people can do this work on their own, it is often in the workshops, lovingly coached by Moss, that many achieve their most profound transformations.Website: www.richardmoss.comShow Airing Tuesday, November 26, 2013 8:00 PM
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Zeke Tenhoff of Bearing Sea Gold

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Zeke Tenhoff of the Discovery Channel show Bearing Sea Gold opens up about life and how Bering_Sea_Goldeverything had to fall apart in order to fall into place. He gives nuggets of information about the upcoming season of Bearing Sea Gold where he talks about the transformations that occur on set in his own personal life.Zeke is only 26 years old, in the public eye, has been in jail, has abused alcohol, has mounting debt, but makes a commitment on air to persevere and make it. Next season he is aiming to become a millionaire.Be inspired by the comeback kid of Bearing Sea Gold.Bearing Sea Gold airs on Discovery Channel Friday’s at 10 pm Eastern.http://dsc.discovery.com/tv-shows/bering-sea-gold
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Grahak Cunningham Running 43 Days Straight

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"One of the world's most extraordinary athletes "   ~New Zealand Herald"Thestarter-wide-20130205141403791508-620x349 distances he runs are beyond the realms of even the toughest athletes"   ~Ultrafit Magazine"If anyone knows the meaning of endurance, it is Grahak Cunningham "   ~The West Australian 
Running for 18 hours a day, seven days a week, for over six weeks. Almost three marathons a day, day -in day-out, blisters that won't heal, sleep deprivation, weight loss...
Founded in 1997 to exemplify the endless possibilities of the human spirit, the Self Transcendence 3100 Mile Race is held every year on a concrete footpath around an 883 metre block in Queens, New York.
The world’s longest and most gruelling foot race, runners are given 18 hours a day, from 6:00 a.m. to midnight, for 51 days, to run a minimum of 60 miles a day (96km) to complete the distance. This involves circumnavigating the block 5649 times.Over the duration of the race, runners wear out fifteen pairs of shoes, and their feet swell an extra two sizes. In a typical New York summer, temperatures can reach 40 degrees centigrade with 85% humidity. Competitors must contend with boredom, fatigue, torrential deluges, extreme pain, injuries and sleep deprivation—but most of all, they have to deal with themselves.  Outwardly for their efforts they will receive a plastic trophy and a t-shirt but they make a lifetime of progress.

Grahak's records for the 3100 Race:

• 2007 (50 days + 03:02:26) averaging 99 km/day, 6th place• 2008 (46 days + 11:53:48) averaging 107 km/day, 3rd place• 2009 (44 days + 09:08:58) averaging 112 km/day, 2nd place• 2012 (43 days + 10:36:39) averaging 115 km/day, 1st place.http://www.grahakcunningham.com/ 
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Tom Powers Of Discovery Channel Show Bar Hunters

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Tom Powers the dream maker and serial entrepreneur, hosts of the new Discovery Channel show Bar Hunters. His track record speaks for itself, Tom has been in the restaurant industry since the early 1990s, he has created success for himself and gone on to help other hopeful business men and women create their dreams.
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Jungle Gold Behind The Scenes With Scott and George

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Still struggling with debt, gold miners Scott and George are back in Ghana in search of new jungle-goldterritory to strike it rich. They've secured surprising new investors and despite having been robbed at gunpoint in their last stay in Ghana, they are placing everything on the line to try and find gold rich ground in a land they know holds gold.From the very start, George and Scott face dangerous challenges. They need to reclaim their equipment and prove to their investors they’ve got the chops to get the gold out of the ground. The daily drama is intense as they battle the muddy jungle, desperate illegal miners, and angry neighbors.George and Scott are determined to make this trip pay off, but will the intense conditions prove too much?Find out why they do what they do and what inspires them most on our in depth interview, where we go past their bios to bring you the real story.http://dsc.discovery.com/tv-shows/jungle-gold/bios
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Keva Horry Glamorous Sacrifice

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Keva Horry joins Chattin In Manhattan host Garth Sandiford to talk about her new book Glamorous Sacrifice Life in the Shadow of Championships. Former wife of seven-time NBA champion Robert Horry and founder of The Ashlyn Horry Foundation. Join us as she shares about her journey through life and the experiences with her daughter Ashlyn.
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Derek Anderson: Stamina Don't Run Out Of Breath Before You Win

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Everyday I woke up I always had a plan to better myself. The problem was most of the STAMFRONT-375x575people around me didn't think that way. I used to get frustrated because I always wanted to be better than my situation but other people around me were content on being stuck in poverty or accepting that they couldn't have a better life. It seemed as if I had to run my own life at an early age just to survive to see the next day.At age eleven I lived alone in a run down apartment with no electricity and no food for three straight days. At the age of twelve I lived in a shelter home because the school system didn’t know my real social security number. I had a child at age fourteen and at age fifteen I had to work two jobs in order for my son and I to survive while growing up in the middle of a drug infested project housing. I've had to endure my sister being killed by our father’s best friend while her two-year old daughter was in the home. I had to stand by helplessly as my mom would lose her fight with substance abuse and endure my father walking out my life for more than 15 years.My final awakening was surviving a brutal stabbing from a neighborhood street fight that would have kept me from sharing my life story of outlasting my opponents. My opponents in life consisted of poverty, loneliness, disappointment, jealously, and lack of equal educational opportunities. But like I learned in sports, life is about how bad do you want to win. How much time will you be willing to put into making your dreams become a reality? How much are you willing to sacrifice now for your success later. I have won on every level Portland Trail Blazers v Atlanta Hawksof basketball but my biggest accomplishments are being a good father, a good person, and a great child of God. I’m just getting warmed up to win my last championship, and to bring home the best trophy ever….. My Legacy! I named this book “STAMINA” because everyone has come to a point of giving up or in a situation right before we were able to win in life.Don’t let someone’s opinion about you become your reality. Don’t let fatigue defeat you and make sure you have STAMINA to be a Champion in life.
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The Magical World Of Michael Grandinetti

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With performances on national and international television, in stadiums, arenas, casinos, michael-grandinetti-main-10and theaters around the country, for Fortune 500 companies, with symphony orchestras, and at The White House, audiences around the world have hailed Michael Grandinetti as a talented entertainer with a unique style, a compelling creative vision, and an engaging personality.

Over the past 20 years, Michael has strived make magic contemporary and to give it a wide, mainstream appeal.  He has been featured on NBC’s “The World’s Most Dangerous Magic II”, “Entertainment Tonight”, ”New York Today”, “FOX & Friends”, “The Bold and the Beautiful”, “Crook & Chase”, and “The Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon”.  He has also appeared on radio stations across the country, including several nationally syndicated broadcasts.  In addition, Michael has created and developed custom presentations major corporations including Hewlett Packard, Grainger, Mazda, Harley Davidson, and Bayer and has designed original illusions michael-grandinetti-nfl-halftime-at-bank-of-america-stadium-levitation-2for national and international film, television, and stage productions.With a true passion for amazing audiences, Michael has performed at Heinz Hall with three time Oscar-winning composer Marvin Hamlisch and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Grand Central Station and the Javits Center in New York City, John Paul Jones Arena in Virginia, the Cerritos Center For The Performing Arts in Los Angeles, Navy Pier in Chicago, the MGM Grand at Foxwoods Resort in Connecticut, the Fairmont Orchid Resort in Hawaii, and on the red carpet of ESPN’s ESPY Awards held at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood.  Michael was also honored to be a featured performer at the White House Easter Celebration.Michael recently performed an NFL halftime show at Bank of America Stadium for the Carolina Panthers game against the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants.  During the event, a live audience of over 73,000 people had a 360-degree view of the magic as Michael caused people to appear, vanish, shrink in size, and levitate 10ft into the air, right on the 50 yard line.  This was Michael’s third major stadium appearance.When the World Series champion Philadelphia Phillies invited Michael to open one of their home games at Citizens Bank Park, he designed and created several brand new illusions including making the 7ft, 300lb Phillies mascot, The Phanatic, instantly appear in the outfield, teleporting selected Phillies items from one side of the field to the other, causing 200 baseballs to suddenly fill a once empty equipment crate, and levitating 10ft over the pitcher’s mound to reach the game ball.  The show also featured one of the largest live interactive illusions in history as Michael read the minds of all 45,000 people in the stadium at the same time.For the Sky Show at Kansas City’s Kauffman Stadium, Michael created a special performance that blended pyrotechnics, grand illusion, high-definition video, and a choreographed musical score to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Kansas City Royals World Series Championship.  In addition, the event featured the iconic Kauffman Stadium fountains and CrownVision – the largest HD video board in baseball.  The show was performed in front of a live audience of 40,000 people, including several Hall of Fame players.Michael Grandinetti has come a long way since he received his first magic set for Christmas at the age of 5.  When he was just 16, Michael designed and performed his first large-scale illusion when he caused a girl to vanish from the middle of an open football field and reappear in the stands among the astonished audience for his high school’s football halftime shows.  At 20, Michael created and produced his own two-hour show at Pittsburgh’s historic Byham Theater.  During the performance, a sold-out crowd of twelve-hundred people watched in amazement as Michael transformed fire into a 500 lb Harley-Davidson motorcycle appear in mid-air, brought a painting of a beautiful woman to life, and levitated on the point of a razor sharp sword.  That same year, Michael was honored to receive the City of Pittsburgh’s “All-Star Achievement Award”, given to those who have carved positive and noteworthy paths in their industry.Michael’s personality and style were introduced to the world when he performed his michael-grandinetti-main-8original creation “The Spike Tower” on the NBC television special “The World’s Most Dangerous Magic II”.  While covered with a mixture of gasoline and kerosene and secured by chains, Michael had only sixty seconds to escape before two walls of flaming steel spikes were thrust towards him at over 50mph. Bringing together seven of the world’s top illusionists, Michael was the youngest performer on the show.This past year, Michael combined the worlds of magic and music when he created a special performance for the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra.  During the show, while the orchestra played musical selections specially themed for each illusion, Michael magically transformed a tuxedo into the orchestra’s conductor, made roses bloom and levitate on the stage, and, for the show’s finale, caused the orchestra itself to read the minds of the audience and play songs only thought of.When ABC Family wanted to promote their “World Magic Awards” television special, Michael was contacted to create and stage spectacular live demonstrations throughout New York City.  During the event, passersby watched in amazement as Michael levitated a woman while completely surrounded at various locations including Columbus Circle, Grand Army Plaza, and Grand Central Station.  As a tribute to one of magic’s legendary performers, Doug Henning, Michael repeated the illusion using Doug’s original equipment, this time levitating actress Rachelle Wells high above the beach in Santa Monica, California.Michael’s other live performances include over 100 shows at the world-famous Magic Castle (one of the few performers to headline in all five showrooms), CBS Television’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular and the Woman of Valor Gala in Beverly Hills with celebrity organizers including Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, and Jamie Lee Curtis.  Michael also successfully predicted the exact score of Superbowl XXXVII, two weeks in advance, live on Los Angeles radio.As a respected Creative Consultant, Michael Grandinetti is also very accomplished behind the scenes. His original illusion designs have been featured in productions in Atlantic City, at the Grand Palace in Branson and on the television series “Paolo Limiti” in Italy.  Michael was also contacted to contribute an original illusion for the Pamela Anderson show at the Hard Rock Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.  In addition, Michael has taught magic to the actors on the CBS Daytime Drama “The Bold and the Beautiful” for one of their storylines, consulted on a national commercial featuring sleight of hand for the United States Treasury, and provided additional techniques in the instructions for a unique piece of close-up magic performed on a David Blaine special.  Michael was also a historical/magic consultant for the book “Spellbound”, detailing the life of Doug Henning and is featured in the book “Variety Acts: Gaining Respect” along with six other noted illusionists, including famed Las Vegas performer Lance Burton.Michael Grandinetti is making the ancient art of magic modern, innovative, and exciting while showing audiences around the world that nothing is impossible.http://www.michaelgrandinetti.com/
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Dr. Christine Gulbranson of Discovery Channel

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Dr. Christine A. Gulbranson is an outspoken, rising star in the world of tech innovation, having been named to the "Top 40 Under 40 Business Leaders of Silicon Valley" and MIT Technology Review's "Innovator for the 21st Century."
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UniverseofÁLI

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Danish Canadian singer, songwriter and designer ÁLI joins hosts Garth Sandiford to talkAli 'Cocoon'about her journey into a new world of discovery. A new style of music: is it Opera, Pop Electronic, Pop, Vikings or just a hot new song?ÁLI talks about about her new release single ‘Cocoon’ which encapsulates her personal story of renewal, the result of a path filled with struggle, pain, risk and reward. Emerging from her ‘Cocoon’ ÁLI is now ready to share her own music. ÁLI is a warrior who is only now beginning her new journey.New and old, pop and opera; everyone and everything is connected in the UniverseofÁLI.Join us as we go behind the scenes with this new and rising artist ÁLI to discover what makes her tick and hear her new song ‘Cocoon’.Music Video coming very soon....Twitter/Facebook/Instagram/Youtube:@UniverseofALI

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Jeremy McGhee Unlock Your Mind

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Jeremy uses his real life story to teach you how to 'Unlock Your Mind' and let go of your fear in very real, practical ways in order to live an inspired life.
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Jiggley Jones: Music That Paints A Picture

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Singer/songwriter Jiggley Jones chats with Chattin In Manhattan hosts about his musical Jiggley Jonescareer, his dreams and his passion. Jiggley has a distinct voice and plays his song "Baby Blue". Join us for a fun chat with Jiggley Jones.

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“His sound is so huge, it seems like it is everywhere and is as much coming to him as from him. He appears to be drawing in the sound while drawing in the listener.” A quote from former manager George Grauer, and a great description of the musical attitude that encompasses the debut release from singer/songwriter Jiggley Jones.Now under the professional direction of MTS Management Group and Michael Stover, who says “ Jiggley has that one-of-a-kind sound that I look for in an artist. His songs will touch you and move you with their beautiful lyrics and melodic strength.”Now let’s not let the word “debut” fool you though. Just like the title of this 4 song EP, “No Spring Chicken”, Jiggley himself has lived. “Lets face it, I’m not 18 anymore and thank God for that”, says Jones. “I’m no longer coming from a place that I have to in order to fit in, I’m coming from a place that is different because that is what I’ve become. No tattoos, no piercings, just music, strong and true, music that paints a picture.”

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Nik Wallenda Balance The Line

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Nik Wallenda: King of the High Wire

On June 15, 2012, high wire artist Nik Wallenda joined the ranks of legendary daredevils Nik-Wallenda-braved-wind-and-heavy-spray-to-make-the-1800-ft-550-m-walk-from-the-US-to-Canada-on-a-2-inch-61-mm-wirewhen he became the first person ever to walk across the roaring Niagara Falls on a two-inch steel wire. The historic event was broadcast live by ABC to an audience reaching 13.3 million Americans, garnering the highest rating for a non-sports broadcast of any network in six years.The heart-pounding event took two years of strategic planning which included geological surveys, engineering feats and political lobbying of U.S. and Canadian officials to change laws in both countries that, for the past 116 years, banned daredevil stunts at Niagara Falls. Prior to the ban, other wire walkers had crossed the Niagara River including one who lost his life, but no one until Nik Wallenda had ever attempted to cross Horseshoe Falls, 200 feet up and 1550 feet across, where the raging waters rush downward at more than 600,000 gallons per second.

After battling wind swells and dangerously thick mist, Wallenda completed his walk in just 25 minutes during which viewers could hear his repetition of prayers. In one truly electrifying moment as he approached the Canadian side on the wire he paused, then bowed to the crowd on bended knee raising a victory fist to acknowledge over 120,000 cheering fans who had waited for him in the rain. Wallenda then sprinted to safe ground and after embracing his wife and family, he was approached by Canadian customs agents who asked him for his passport. "What is the purpose of your trip sir?" the agent asked. Nik Wallenda"To inspire people around the world to follow their dreams and never give up," Wallenda said, turning over the passport he carried with him in a waterproof bag. Nik Wallenda is the seventh generation of Great Wallendas who trace their roots back to the Austro-Hungarian empire in 1780. For Nik, every walk is an expression of honor to his great grandfather, the legendary Karl Wallenda who brought the Wallendas to America for The Greatest Show on Earth. During the depression era, his crowning achievement was the seven-person chair pyramid: four men standing on a wire as two pairs with two more men standing on their shoulder bars holding a woman sitting, then standing on a chair at the top of the pyramid. The Wallendas successfully performed it for decades until January 30,1962 when, in Detroit, the front man on the wire faltered and three men fell to the ground, two to their deaths.Karl Wallenda’s son was paralyzed. Karl continued performing "Sky Walks," walking between buildings and across stadiums, including Busch, Veterans, JFK, 3 Rivers Stadiums and the Astrodome, among others. His most famous walk was a 1200-foot long trek across the Tallulah Falls Gorge in Georgia, where 30,000 people watched as the 65-year-old legend performed two separate headstands at a height of over 700 feet in the air. Sadly, during a high wire walk in San Juan, Puerto Rico in March 1978, Karl Wallenda, age 73, fell to his death. It was not because of his age, capabilities, or the wind that day, but because of bad rigging, a reason Nik Wallenda and his father always oversee every inch of rigging themselves. Nik Wallenda was “performing” on a high wire before he was born; his mother, Delilah Wallenda, was still walking the high wire six months pregnant with him. Nik’s official first performance was in 1981 at age 2 as a tiny clown carried around in a pillow case. He also began walking the wire that same year but was not permitted to perform professionally on a high wire until age 13. In 2001, he set his first world record in Kurashiki, Japan for the 4 layer 8 person pyramid on a high wire. On June 4, 2011, Nik Wallenda successfully completed the high wire walk in San Juan that his grandfather had never completed -- a 135-foot-long high-wire crossing between the two towers of the ten-story Condado Plaza Hotel. Stunning the crowd, Wallenda's mother, Delilah joined him on the high wire, mother and son starting at opposite ends.When Delilah reached the middle of the wire, roughly the spot Karl had fallen, she sat down on the wire and Nik stepped over her before the two continued to opposite ends of the wire. Before finishing, Nik knelt down on the wire and blew a kiss in honor of his great-grandfather's memory. After the feat, Wallenda said he was "not scared at all," but admitted that the circumstances of Karl's death had haunted him for years. "To be able to walk in his exact footsteps is an extremely huge honor, and I did this for him as much as I did it for my family to get some closure." Perhaps not for everyone. Immediately after the Niagara Falls high wire walk, Nik phoned his grandmother, Karl Wallenda’s daughter who had told him she was too frightened to watch. The Niagara Falls walk marks Nik Wallenda’s seventh world record, including one for the highest and longest bike ride on a wire which he performed from Newark, N.J. live on NBC’s Today Show October 15, 2008.By his side throughout is the beautiful Erendira, the high energy circus performer he married after his 1999 proposal from the high wire, on bended knee in front of 18,000 in Montreal, Canada. Erendira is also circus royalty. On her mother’s side, she is the eighth generation of the Ashtons of Australia, the third oldest circus family in the world. On her father’s side, she is the seventh generation of the Vazquez trapeze artists from Mexico, known worldwide as the first to successfully complete the quadruple somersault. Nik and Erendira have three children: Yanni, Amadaos and Evita who, remarkably, have DNA passed down from 25 generations of circus performers. Up next, Nik Wallenda is in the advanced planning stages of a death-defying wire walk across the Grand Canyon (with permits already secured.) In the meantime, he continues performing daredevil stunts around the world, without any safety devices, on the high wire, the “wheel of death,” hanging by his jaw from a helicopter and more.http://nikwallenda.com/
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Marala Scott Oprah’s Ambassador of Hope

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Marala Scott In Our House

Marala Scott In Our House

Marala Scott is a gifted speaker, author and one of the most inspirational women we have ever had the pleasure to interview. From a life filled with horror this woman has risen to defeat the odds, become a beacon of strength for others and along the way she has given back to those who can’t fight for themselves. Find out why Marala believes that forgiveness is the key to unlocking your true strength and why our choices lead us the lives we have today. Be inspired with Marala Scott.
Marala Scott Surrender by Inspiration

Marala Scott Surrender by Inspiration

Marala Scott is a Multi Award-winning Author, Inspirational Speaker and Leadership Advocate who spends her time Teaching to Forgive, Inspiring to Live. Her efforts earned her the unique honor of being named an ​Oprah Winfrey's Ambassador of Hope​ recipient, in addition to The Sunny 95's ​20 Outstanding Women You Should Know​.​Marala speaks from unimaginable experiences. She shares them with considerable passion, which translates into heartfelt truth. Her life-altering memoir, In Our House: Perception vs. Reality tells of her horrific childhood. Surrounded by Inspiration, shares her journey of healing through faith, personal growth and understanding relationships. Her passionate and honest words will challenge you to become a better, stronger, more passionate version of you!​

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Keith Colburn Deadliest Catch Discovery Channel

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Captain Keith Colburn of Redmond, Wash., has served at the helm of The Wizard for the last 14 years. Described as having a "militaristic, hard-a** style of leadership," Keith considers himself to be an overly-prepared and meticulous captain who is more cerebral in his decision-making than most other skippers.

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Mykel Hawke on Survival and Life

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Tonight on CIM we welcome power couple of survival - Ruth and Mykel Hawke.

Man Woman Wild

Man Woman Wild

Ruth England is a distinguished journalist turned survival expert and Mykel Hawke is Green Beret and world renowned survival expert.Tonight we will talk to Mykel Hawke about their show on Discovery Channel, tap into what makes a person fight against all odds and make it out alive during a disaster, as well as what it takes to be tougher than the odds stacked against you.It is all about the strength of your inner spirit on this special one edition with The Hawkes.Date / Time: 11/28/2011 1:00 PM Easternhttp://www.mykelhawke.com/MYKEL HAWKE is a U.S. Army Special Forces "Green Beret" combat veteran with over 20 years of combined military, government contracting, and survival experience. He is the creator and star of two hit shows, Man Woman Wild and One Man Army (Discovery Channel) and currently stars in a series on The Outdoor Channel, Elite Tactical Unit. Hawke is the bestselling author of a language book and two critically acclaimed survival manuals to include Hawke's Special Forces Survival Handbook. He is also co-author of the Jake Tyler thriller series, which is based on his personal experiences. He is the founder and President of SpecOps—a global media, training, and adventure tourism company. Hawke has been featured in several films and numerous network and cable television shows in both the U.S. and U.K. Hawke supports veterans and veterans causes as well as many humanitarian organizations.
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Meeli Koiva From Nothing to Something

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World famous artist Meeli Koiva, who also uses artist name Mery Crystal Ra, is a glass

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Meeli Koiva

Meeli Koiva

Meel Koiva has been examining the possibilities of combining glass and light to extraordinary pieces of artwork already over 25 years, thus being a pioneer in the area. She has created her highly innovative work of art in the Europe and in the USA for private residences and public buildings.
Her last years most famous innovative glass-light sculptures were created for European Parliament main building exhibition in Brussels, Belgium 2006 and Glaston Corporation headquarters in Finland, Tampere 2009.On this show host Garth Sandiford enters into Meeli’s world to discover what inspires her to create her amazing works of Glass Art, uncover the challenges she has faced and what’s next for her.
Date / Time: Saturday April 28th, 2012 1:00 PM Eastern
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Meeli Kõiva-Vällo is a glass and lighting artist whose work mainly consists of various light objects that vivify interiors in an original way with the combined effect of glass and light. An innovator who employs a range of materials, using graphics, color and light, Kõiva enjoys the process of drawing, painting and continuously developing her techniques in the field of lighting. Over the past ten years, Kõiva has been active and successful in Estonia and Finland, as well as the US. She has also recently started projects in Frankfurt and Brussels, although the main emphasis still lies on Seattle.Deliberately ahead of her time, she experiments with things that, in a sense, have not been done yet, and this is exciting. The trend toward scientific innovation introduces a new layer of feeling that helps to develop her ideas.In addition to being creatively fulfilling, these studies have a rational purpose.Meeli Kõiva- Vällo has participated in exhibitions and conferences in Sweden, Finland, Belgium and the US.She has designed monuments and illuminated sculptures for public buildings and for private houses in Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Belgium and the US:Composition of quartz ""Tele-echo"" at the Tallinn TV TowerFour stained glass windows ""Scratching Horizon"" in the Port of Tallinn management buildingStained glass compositions ""Direction"" I-V at Eesti Tööstuspank, TallinnStained glass compositions ""Fiir"", Supreme Court of Estonia, TartuWatercolor series at the Estonian Consulate in New York, USA.Stained glass, at Stockholm’s Brussels mission, BelgiumStained glass, at glass companie Karhinen OY, FinlandHer most recent impressive monumental glass sculpture was from February 2006 -- the glass and light installation ""Reactive River"", located at European Parliament in Brussels. Kõiva demonstrated a 15-meter long glass installation, in association with innovative light fluxion and an abstract video made by the artist, which supported the composition of glass and light. A musical composition was written by Margo Kõlar specially for the installation.
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Kelly Swanson Be Noticed

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Put your hands together and get ready to have a good time, because tonight we welcome
Kelly Swanson

Kelly Swanson

the inspiring and comedic Kelly Swanson. Tune in and learn how to get motivated in your life using the basic drive we all have inside.Can’t find yours? No worries, Kelly is in the house and ready to help launch you into a different dimension of success with her powerful personality. This is going to be a fun show!Date / Time: 5/08/2012 10:00 PM Easternhttp://www.kellyswanson.net/
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Jill Kelly inspiring the world

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Tonight on CIM we are honored to welcome Author Jill Kelly wife of hall of fame

Jill Kelly Without A Word Book

Author Jill Kelly Without A Word Book

quarterback Jim Kelly and founder of Hunters Hope. Tune in for this inspiring, heartwarming story of how one boy has helped so many people. Everyone has something special to bring to this world and tonight we will talk about why.
Life is full of opportunity even of you can't see it.Date / Time: 3/13/2012 10:00 PM EasternFor more information please check Jill Kelly's Websites www.jillk.org, www.huntershope.orgA seasoned writer, Jill Kelly has authored four books and served as a featured columnist for a
Jill and Jim Kelly with Hunter

Jill and Jim Kelly with Hunter

Western New York Christian news publication. Her first book, Messages of Hope, is an anthology of the articles she penned for the newspaper. Like pieces of her heart, every sentence was written from a place where God was willing to reveal Himself to her as she struggled to care for her dying son.Jill writes with a tenderness and candor that has served her and her readers well in laying her soul bare on the page. Through deeply personal journal entries, she has written, Prayers for Those Who Grieve and Prayers of Hope for the Brokenhearted, sharing her most intimate struggles through the loss of her son, Hunter, and the many painful experiences that followed along her path of healing.Her unique journey through life has been forever memorialized in Without a Word, How a Boy’s Unspoken Love Changed Everything, a memoir of hope and healing that shares the story of her son, Hunter’s, incredible impact on their family. The deeply human narrative chronicles the dramatic way God rescued the Kelly family and revealed Himself through the suffering of their son, turning their hearts to the suffering of His Son - and ultimately restoring their love.“Oddly, I have been writing for years…in my journals. Never did I ever think that God would allow my writings to touch people in the way they have,” Jill recalls. “I’m humbled and grateful though I will never fully comprehend why God chooses to use broken vessels, like me, to reveal His heart.”“I’m passionate about the Word of God and can’t live without it,” she continues. “Truly, the more I hide it in my heart the more it fills the words I speak and put on paper. The written word is a powerful tool; yet without His love and grace in every line and letter, what is penned can’t possibly change a heart or life. My words are meaningless without the story of who God is woven throughout. Ultimately, it’s what’s left unsaid that has the deeper, everlasting impact.”
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Cody Lundin be Prepared for Disaster

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codyhellDo you have what it takes to survive fear, panic, and the biggest outdoor killers? What about when disasters strikes? Mother Nature is a powerful predator and if you do not watch your back she can creep up on you and send you to an early grave.Kim Ward and Garth Sandiford had the chance to sit down and tap into the mind of one of the world’s leading survival experts, Cody Lundin. He is an author of two survival books, has a survival school, a show on Discovery Channel and has over twenty years’ experience in survival.He has walked the earth barefoot and lives for the belief that the more you know the less you need, Cody is ready for disaster, but are you? Listen to our special interview and learn what it takes to survive any situation. This is one show you cannot afford to miss.You can learn more about Cody here
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Chattin In Manhattan! Empowering You For a Successful Life!
You have seen him on his current Discovery Channel TV Show, Survival isn't about being physically fit, it's about being smart. Cody also has a survival schoolcodys school where he teaches people what it takes to survive in the wilderness or in the event of a disaster.
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Lisa Matassa Rising country star

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Kim Ward and Garth Sandiford interview the amazing Lisa Matassa as she talks about her
Would't You Like To Know

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career and latest album "Sunrise Highway".Rising superstar and sweetheart Lisa Matassa is putting Long Island, New York on the country music map as she emerges on the music scene once again in an unprecedented comeback story for a forty something wife and mother of two teenagers. Her journey began singing in her bedroom into her hair brush to the likes of Barbra Streisand, Loretta Lynn and Debbie Boone. With her great grandmother an opera singer and mother a background vocalist in a Doo-Wop group, Matassa was destined to be a powerful performer. After noticing her talent, her parents began taking her to perform in front of live audiences at different clubs and concert halls.Her album, Sunrise Highway is an inspired musical compilation of strong, rock-based empowering songs with country undertones. Lisa’s album was produced by LMA Productions under the direction of Tony Bruno (Rihanna, Enrique Iglesias), Joey Sykes (Meredith Brooks, Third Eye Blind, Don Henley), and songwriting collaborations with legendary country music writer Don Rollins (It’s Five O’clock Somewhere). Much of the album was originally composed and written in Nashville. Studio time was split between Jim “Moose” Brown’s (co writer of Alan Jackson’s duet with Jimmy Buffet with “It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere” and Co-Producer on Jamey Johnson’s album “That Lonesome Song”) studio in Nashville and the legendary Cove City Sound Studios in Glen Cove, New York where Long Island music legends like Billy Joel, Mariah Carey, Taylor Dayne, as well as musical icons like Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony and Celine Dion have also recorded. Lisa’s second single, Wouldn’t You Like To Know the first track on the album, was added to country radio station playlists on February 27, 2012 and is currently climbing the charts.
Sat, June 23, 2012 1:00PM
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Dr. Gary Chapman On Love

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Make Any Relationship BETTER, by speaking the right language!Join us tonight as we welcome world acclaimed relationship expert Dr. Gary Chapman Five love languagesauthor of the best-selling book, The Five Love Languages. Dr. Chapman will teach us how to have the greatest relationship with your mate all by using his unique strategy of speaking your partners love language.We all speak a languages of love and when you know what yours is and your what your partners is your relationship will blossom into absolute harmony. Don’t miss your chance to learn how to get everything out of your relationships with our special guest Dr. Gary Chapman.
Tue, October 9, 2012 10:00PM
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Warren MacDonald I Survived

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Warren MacDonald is an Australian environmentalist, explorer, mountain climber, motivational
Warren Mcdonald

Warren Mcdonald

speaker, and writer. In April 1997 Warren MacDonald was climbing on Hinchinbrook Island, Northern Australia when a giant one ton boulder fell on his legs.For two days he laid crushed fighting for his life and struggling for his will to live. But that is just the start of this amazing man’s story. Stay tuned as we go behind the accident and reveal how one man found life after tragedy.http://www.warren-macdonald.com/
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Robert Greene The Book Mastery

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Mastery - Become utterly successful, Best-selling author Robert Greene to talks about his Greene Masterynew book Mastery. It in itself is a masterpiece of wisdom and history that teaches people how to become one of the elite few who Masters life. Success is not something that is limited to genius or IQ, it is something that anyone can achieve if they desire to.
For the first time in history an author takes on the subject of success and breaks it down in a way that anyone can understand. Robert Greene's book Mastery is a must read for anyone who has the desire to be successful in life.Success leaves clues and Robert Greene will share tips and what it takes to have mastery in your own life. Mastery will go down in modern history as the book that brings it all into perspective and will be found on every book shelf of every successful person from this point on.
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Charlie Plumb American Legend

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Captain Charlie Plumb is an American Legend and inspiration to anyone who knows his story.

We are honored to welcome Captain Charlie Plumb and to our show to inspire us with his story of survival, mental strength, positive attitude and amazing ability to have survived as a POW in the worst conditions imaginable. Charlie Plumb did not stand idle and let this define him he went on to become perhaps the greatest motivational speaker in the world and a speaker Hall of Fame winner. Captain Charlie Plumb will inspire you!
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Captain Charlie Plumb

Captain Charlie Plumb

Captain Charlie Plumb graduated from the Naval Academy at Annapolis and went on to fly the F-4 Phantom jet on 74 successful combat missions over Vietnam. On his 75th mission, with only five days before he was to return home, Plumb was shot down, captured, tortured, and imprisoned in an 8 foot x 8 foot cell. He spent the next 2,103 days as a Prisoner Of War in communist war prisons.During his nearly six years of captivity, Charles Plumb distinguished himself among his fellow prisoners as a professional in underground communications, and served for two of those years as the Chaplain in his camp.Since his return home, more than 4,500 audiences in nearly every industry have been spellbound as Captain Charlie Plumb draws parallels between his P.O.W. experience and the challenges of everyday life. He has shared his message to an even wider public through appearances on Good Morning America, Nightline, Larry King Live, and The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.One of the most sought-after achievement speakers of his time, Charlie Plumb's presentations are as he is, sincere, straightforward, humorous, and tailored to motivate each specific audience he encounters.http://www.charlieplumb.com/
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Eric LeMarque The Miracle Man

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EricFeb 6th 2004 engulfed in a blizzard, hunted down by a pack of wolves, and with only three pieces of gum, Eric survived for eight days in the wild with no gear. Frost bite, starvation and wolves were set to take his life. But Eric had other plans; he found the will to live in an impossible situation and earned the name, “The Miracle Man”. coverphotohigh-resTonight CIM is proud to have Eric Kick off the New Year with his inspirational story. He will leave you spell bounded and ready to tackle any problems you have in your life. This is one show you must invite a friend to listen to!
Tuesday, January 03, 2012 6:00 PM
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Erik Weihenmayer Blind Faith

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Despite losing his vision at the age of 13, has become one of the most accomplished EW-Summit-sm-1024x682adventurers in the world. Re-defining what it means to be blind, Erik has opened the minds of people around the world. He is the only blind person who has reached the summit of Mount Everest and the tallest peak on each continent. Today, Erik continues to inspire others with motivational talks, charity work, and wild adventures. Currently he is training to become the first blind person to kayak down the Grand Canyon!
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Sonny Melendrez And His Voices

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sonny-melendrez-podiumSonny Melendrez has provided the voices of countless TV, movie, and commercial cartoon characters, including, The Parkay Talking Tub, Gremlins, The Jetsons, Action Jack, The Hobbit, Fred the Cockatoo, and Jerry Seinfeld, to name a few.
He is in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, he is one of the top 100 radio personalities of all times and he was named personality of the year twice by Billboard Magazine, he is Sonny Melendrez and tonight we go full access behind the microphone to find out who Sonny really is, how he found success, and what is the secret to his life of happiness.
Tue, January 15, 2013 10:00 pm
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Pamela Bitterman Lost at Sea

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Tonight we welcome author of the book “Sailing to the Far Horizon” Pamela Sailing into the far horizonBitterman. Her story of survival lost at sea is a testament to human will and she is sure to inspire you to the core.

Pamela Bitterman recounts her story of her beloved ship and what happened in the middle of a dark night that changed everything. She talks about what it was like to be lost at sea for 7 days with no food in damaged life rafts surrounded by sharks and her experience with her sea mates, up until the unexplained miraculous rescue by a Russian fishing ship that was off course.Date / Time: 5/15/2012 10:00 PM Eastern
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Bob Paff On Communicating To Win

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Bob Paff's message of inspiration, motivation and empowerment has reached a diverse list of prominent institutions such as Johns Hopkins University Hospital, PNC Bank and the Boy Scouts of America as well as sharing the stage with New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Dr. Ben Carson as the Master of Ceremonies and face of the Small Business Survival Summit in
Rudy Guilianiand & Bob Paff

Rudy Guilianiand & Bob Paff

Baltimore.His strategy of empowerment is unique in the industry and he is here to tonight to teach us how to communicate and win in every area of your life. Prepare to be empowered and get the job, life and love you want.http://bobpaff.com/Tue, June 5, 2012 10:00PM
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