This I Believe: Life Lessons

This I Believe: Life Lessons

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by Mary Jo Gediman, Ensemble Cast
     
 

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Broadcast weekly on Bob Edwards’ SiriusXM Satellite Radio and public radio shows, This I Believe features the voices, personal experiences, and profound insights of students, educators, politicians, artists, executives, the struggling and the successful. These diverse, engaging essays are valuable lessons for those just starting out or anyone dealing with…  See more details below

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Broadcast weekly on Bob Edwards’ SiriusXM Satellite Radio and public radio shows, This I Believe features the voices, personal experiences, and profound insights of students, educators, politicians, artists, executives, the struggling and the successful. These diverse, engaging essays are valuable lessons for those just starting out or anyone dealing with life’s challenges. Whether penned by the famous or the previously unknown, they reveal the American spirit at its best.Includes: ·“Our Vulnerability Is Our Strength” by Colin Bates, who cares for people with disabilities ·“The Art of Being a Neighbor” by Eve Birch, who was once homeless ·“A Taste of Success” by Geoffrey Canada, president and CEO of the Harlem Children’s Zone ·“Listening Is Powerful Medicine” by Dr. Alicia Conill, who learned an important lesson from an elderly patient ·“Inviting the World to Dinner” by Jim Haynes, who has welcomed strangers into his home each week for 30 years ·“Finding Our Common Ground” by Robin Mize, a liberal from a conservative family ·“To Hear Your Inner Voice” by Christine Todd Whitman, former governor of New Jerseyand many more.

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“The authors of these brief essays—everyday people, young and old, rich and poor—read their works aloud in their own voices, providing the listener with a more meaningful and touching listening experience.”
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781611745597
Publisher:
HighBridge Company
Publication date:
10/11/2011
Edition description:
Original radio broadcast; 2 hours
Sales rank:
1,437,637
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

MARY JO GEDIMAN is outreach director of This I Believe, Inc.

DAN GEDIMAN is executive director of This I Believe, Inc., a non-profit organization that engages people in writing and sharing essays describing the core values that guide their daily lives. These short statements of belief have been featured on public radio since 2005. Gediman is the coeditor of the New York Times bestseller This I Believe, as well as This I Believe II, This I Believe: On Love, and This I Believe: On Fatherhood.

JOHN GREGORY is editorial director of This I Believe, Inc.

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This I Believe: Life Lessons 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I wanted to read this biok when my teacher made us write a fake essay to turn into them i ended up loving it <3 i will even buy the rest of them wen i get the chance and u should too :)