Mel Robbins: Choose to be Great

By Mel Robbins / October 12, 2012 /

Last summer, we banned personal electronics from our family vacation—no laptops, iPods, v

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Nick Cannon’s Health Scare

By Mike Zimmerman / October 10, 2012 /

Nick Cannon was great. Until he wasn’t.

Over the past 10 years, Cannon has achie

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Play Was Work for Johnny Bench

By admin / October 9, 2012 /

Catcher Johnny Bench’s hyper-developed sense of responsibility—woven into his chara

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Jermaine Paul Emerges as the Front Man

By admin / October 8, 2012 /

Jermaine Paul strolls into his hometown church in Harriman, N.Y., wearing jeans, sneakers and an orange V-neck sweater—and admits he’s the classic middle child still vying for the spotlight. Born July 26, 1978, he is the fifth of 10 children to parents who worked hard to move their family from a tough area in Spring…

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The Voice Winner’s First Song Released Exclusively in SUCCESS

By SUCCESS Staff / October 3, 2012 /

SUCCESS magazine has obtained the initial release of Jermaine Paul’s never-

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Profiles in Greatness: Frederick Douglass

By Amy Anderson / October 1, 2012 /

Born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey in February 1818, the abolitionist, editor and civil rights leader later known as Frederick Douglass was the son of a slave named Harriet Bailey. They lived on Holmes Hill Farm on Maryland’s eastern shore, which was owned by Aaron Anthony. Douglass’s father was an unknown white man. At the age…

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Profiles in Greatness: Henry Clay, The Great Compromiser

By Deborah Huso / September 20, 2012 /

As the newly created United States of America gained its footing in the world, Henry Clay saw t

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Opening Doors

By admin / September 13, 2012 /

Nothing about the bland waiting area in the Girl Scouts of the USA’s midtown Manhattan he

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Profiles in Greatness: Louisa May Alcott

By Deborah Huso / August 17, 2012 /

Raised among transcendentalists, abolitionists and some of the 19th century’s most famous

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Mark Burnett’s Adventure Story

By admin / August 14, 2012 /

Mark Burnett tells a story about an imaginary party attended by American and British guests. Someone mentions that there’s a 17-foot purple giraffe wandering in the backyard.  The Americans jump to take a look, while the Brits remain seated, knowing there’s no way such a fantasy creature could be cruising outside their window. After the…

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