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Author: Asa Dunnington
Asa Dunnington was born in Iowa and raised in Southern California. He is Emmett Long’s nephew by marriage. He has been married twice and has three children and five grandchildren. His autobiography, What a Life was published in 2015.
Author: Chuck Champlin
Chuck Champlin has been a writer and journalist; a corporate communications executive for The Walt Disney Company; a bicycle inventor; a rock drummer, singer and songwriter; and a leader in Toastmasters clubs (public speaking) and Optimist Clubs (bringing out the best in kids). He is married and has four grown children. In his work with various volunteer organizations, Champlin promotes the hopeful idea that every human being has creative contributions to make that will increase peace and understanding in the world. At Disney, he supported the success of the Children’s Summit at Disneyland Paris in the 1990’s, working in association with Disney oﬃces worldwide and with the United Nations Educational, Scientiﬁc and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Champlin is also author of a novel called Wand, currently heading toward publication, which imagines the pencil, and television antennas, as magic wands that can inspire greater success for the human experiment on planet Earth.
Author: Herzl R Spiro MD PhD
Herzl R Spiro MD PhD was educated at Vermont, Harvard, Rutgers, New York Hospital and Johns Hopkins. He helped organize medical care for Rev King’s marches. He served the Jewish Agency Absorption Committee for 20 years. He was faculty at Johns Hopkins, and Rutgers before becoming Professor and Chair of Psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at The University of Wisconsin-Madison where he is now Emeritus Professor. He published numerous books and research articles. He currently at 85 years still works as a psychiatrist fulltime serving Milwaukee’s inner city.
Author: Amy J. Nickoloff
Author: Susan Torricellas
Susan Torricellas is a 77 year old widow, one of six siblings who grew up in Western, Pa. Altoona. She has been writing poetry since her teen year. Published articles and poetry and recently a story in Lancaster county magazine “What I love about Lancaster County”. Also in January 2020 published her first book with Balboa Press entitled “From Holding Tight to Letting go” about her marriage and love between husband and wife and his decline and passing from Alzheimer disease. This book is all about the beauty of nature and the animals and trees and flowers and a creek that flows through her Peach Bottom Lancaster county home she had shared with her husband Bob.
Author: Juanita Gaskin
Juanita Gaskin grew up in Harlem, New York, never knowing what possibilities awaited her. Reading was her first escape, followed by poetry. She received a degree in English/creative writing, which became a road map to achieving her goals. Paris was her muse, opening her to a new life direction.
Author: Aisha Shawqi
Aisha Shawqi is a twenty three year old wife and mother of two beautiful daughters. Aisha is a certified nurse aide working in a pediatric hospital in Philadelphia. She enjoys helping mothers in need and providing them with various resources. Aisha also comes from a very big family and enjoys being around them. She attended Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls class of 2015 and graduated Gesu Catholic School 2011. Aisha’s inspiration came from her own two beautiful brown girls.
Author: Roseline Ifidon
Roseline Ifidon was born in Nigeria and grew up in a very good Christian home with her parents, an older sister and four younger brothers. Growing up, she remembered her mother used to tell them bedtime stories in the evenings. Her mother never read the stories from a book, she always remembered the different stories and she could tell everyone of the stories over again.
Author: Jerry Spriggs
Jerry Spriggs, B.A., M.S., is a retired instructional designer, having designed curricula and developed training strategies and materials for the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, and numerous Fortune 500 corporations. His career stemmed from his interest in game design. How we elect our president via the Electoral College began as a curiosity, grew into a hobby, developed into a passion, and is now a beast of truth he must water and feed every day. Jerry and his wife live in Oregon.