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Leeia Henderson

How Considering Other Careers In Music Can Help Independent Artists Gain A Foothold In The Industry

By Michael Nova. As an Independent music artist, Leeia Henderson found an interesting way into the industry. Rather than approach success as many indie artists do, Leeia got the idea to knock on doors in a different way, by becoming an artist manager. From there, she unexpectedly moved into A&R, to eventually become the ...
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Risking Their Lives For A Life Worth Living: A Survival Story

Risking Their Lives For A Life Worth Living: A Survival Story

By Dana Hall *Parts of this interview have been edited and names have been changed. Special thanks to Devin Wilcox-McCombs for providing information on some of the elements of Kaddyjatou’s story.   To call the past few years challenging would be an understatement for Kaddyjatou Fatty. Born and raised in the Gambia, the former hairdresser ...
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How Patience And Persistence Can Finally Lead To Small Business Marketing Success

James Chen and his brother John started a unique community-based business a couple of years ago, called Flushing Food. Although it seems similar in concept to websites like Seamless and GrubHub, it operates in a different way and is focused on a local community.  In the truest sense of the word "niche marketing," they found ...
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Speaking out against bullying in schools is leading this student to music success

Speaking out against bullying in schools is leading this student to music success

In some ways, Tulsa Oklahoma's Anastasia Richardson can be classified as a typical high school student. She's fun-loving, has a healthy passion for music, teaching herself to play piano, guitar, electric guitar, drums, and banjo, and is a member of her high school band where she plays clarinet and performs with her school choir. ...
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Defeating Chronic Pain Without Drugs - How This Woman Did What The Doctors Thought Impossible

Defeating Chronic Pain Without Drugs – How This Woman Did What The Doctors Thought Impossible

By Dana Hall. Are certain lifestyles more attainable depending on where you live? Kathryn Kellogg would say absolutely. Growing up in Arkansas, she explains that many areas of the state don’t offer recycling, something people in other parts of the country consider commonplace. Although she grew up in Arkansas, Kathryn lives in the Bay area ...
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Family Alcoholism And Homelessness Didn't Stop Dabo Swinney From Becoming A Winner

Family Alcoholism And Homelessness Didn’t Stop Dabo Swinney From Becoming A Winner

According to almost everyone,  the Alabama Crimson Tide had one of the greatest defenses in college football history,  and for the 2017 NCAA national championship game, they were favored to beat the Clemson Tigers, but history had something else in store for us. Now, after the game has taken place, AGAIN according to almost everyone, ...
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