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10 Best Graduation Speeches Ever

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Graduation speeches are supposed to be the last lesson students learn before embarking on their journey into the “real world”. So how can one person sum up everything they have learned in about twenty minutes? What advice can they possibly share with new grads that will prepare them for…well… the rest of their lives? In […]

Secrets to Success: An Interview With Tim Holmes

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Tim Holmes knows a thing or two about success. He’s done it all, having had a career in music, business, firefighting, and now working on the big screen, playing the part of “The Strongman” in the up and coming film Oz the Great and Powerful. In a recent interview with Inspiyr, Tim discusses his “secrets […]

R.A. Dickey: An Athlete’s Quest to be a Real-Life Hero

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Toronto Blue Jays’ pitcher R.A. Dickey seems to have everything going his way. After winning the Cy Young Award while playing for the 4th-place New York Mets, the 38–year old knuckleballer finds himself on the new-look Toronto Blue Jays. But instead of using his time off playing golf, Dickey has dedicated his last 2 off-seasons […]

What is Not Learned Through Wisdom is Learned Through Woe

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It began out as a perfect summer day. The weather was ideal: warm and balmy. A legitimate 82 at Black Gold (course in southern California) was a good day of golf for me. Driving home with the moon roof open and Van Morison blaring, a nice long nap was all I needed to round-out the […]

10 Famous Presidential Speeches

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President’s Day is a day to honor the great men who have helped shape the nation we know today. Here are 10 famous Presidential speeches that remind us where we have come from as a nation, along with some words of wisdom spoken during troubled, tragic, and hopeful times. Over the past 250 years our […]

Michael Jordan Turns 50: Honoring a Basketball Legend

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Michael Jordan is more than just a basketball super-star or a sports icon, his play on the court as well as his contributions off of it have inspired millions around the world. Throughout his life, Jordan had to overcome many adverse situations, but like anyone who has come to know success, it was the failures […]

How to Survive a Plague: The War on AIDS in America

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Imagine a world where your community is in the grip of a deadly new disease. This virus is mysterious, 100% fatal, and targets specific groups of people. Instead of receiving compassion from the government or neighboring communities, others ignore your plight or even react with anger towards the infected. This was the terrifying reality for […]

8 Ways to Live Better in 2013 (and Beyond)

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Follow These 8 Tips to Live Better in 2013 As we turn the corner into 2013 we are given the opportunity to make this year better than the last. Envisioning a better future for yourself, setting goals to improve your life, and taking action toward those goals are necessary in order to turn your dreams […]

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