Chris Young

Chris Young’s favorite color is emerald green, which makes perfect sense since he’s a Gemini. He loves roller coasters and good energy and has at least three books going at all times. At the moment it’s Manuel Lima’s Visual Complexity, 2-Pac’s A Rose That Grew From Concrete and Reality is Not What it Seems: The […]

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Alice Johnson

Alice Johnson loves Spring and gospel music, ocean sunsets, bible study, and Black Walnut ice cream. For its promise of new beginnings, her favorite color is green. Her mother, Sallie Mae Boggan, an unsung hero of the Civil Rights Movement, is her greatest influence. To this day, she continues to be empowered by Mrs. Boggan’s […]

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John Knock

John Knock thought he wanted to be a forest ranger when he grew up. The youngest of four children, he spent his childhood between Nebraska and Indiana. His father was a Presbyterian minister and his mother a homemaker. He never actually became a forest ranger though. Knock was an everyday midwestern boy with dreams and […]

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Curtis McDonald

Curtis McDonald smiles all the time. He enjoys making people laugh, and he loves to tell stories. His likes dogs, prefers life in a big city, and orders his steak well-done. An especially happy memory that Curtis treasures: when he was able to buy his mother, Fern McDonald, her own house. Curtis did that. Born […]

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Perry Malone

Perry Malone is a minister, a motivational speaker, and the author of a book called “How I Got Over, The Journey to Emancipation”. He created a project to help troubled youth avoid the pitfalls and poor choices that led to his own incarceration. For nearly ten years, he has served as one of the prison’s […]

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Tony Gregg

Tony Gregg likes his eggs sunny side up, prefers sunsets to sunrise, and is obsessed with the Alex Cross series (he’s read every single one, sometimes twice!) He loves the ocean, and dreams of taking his beautiful wife on an island vacation to the Dominican Republic. Someday, he’d love to take his whole family – […]

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Shawn J. Crew

Shawn J. Crew’s favorite color is sky blue. A country boy at heart, he loves four wheeling, fast cars, campfires and fishing, and craves a grilled rib-eye and crab legs. His favorite day of 2017 was April 8th, when his beloved parents drive 18 hours each way so that Shawn’s son can celebrate his birthday […]

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Terrence Byrd

Terence Byrd lives for the feeling of sun on his skin. He likes black ink, not blue, and enjoys a well-done steak. But his favorite food by far is curry goat and rice — the spicier the better. He loves reggae music, butter pecan ice-cream, and the Miami Heat, and in friendship values loyalty and […]

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Brian Brim

Brian Brim’s perfect day would begin with a golden brown Belgian waffle topped by two eggs over easy, followed by a walk on the beach in Montreal, water touching his toes while he watches the birds fly free in the sky. He might bring a book with him to read; some of his recent favorites […]

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Victor Torres

Victor Torres loves two things most of all in life: his family and God. That’s why if he could, he’d travel to Jerusalem to walk the streets that Jesus walked. First, he has to keep his promise to his granddaughters, to whom he owes a Disney World cruise. The first thing Victor notices when meeting […]

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Jorge Torres

The first thing people often notice about Jorge Torres is his wide, exuberant smile, a smile that reflects his enthusiastic spirit, unwavering faith in God, and commitment to causes beyond himself. Jorge likes ketchup on his fries, never on the side, prefers blue ink to black, and spends most of his time pen in hand, […]

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