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A Bridge to Success By Chuck Miller
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Chuck Miller "After playing on the trumpet the school's fight song, Our Boys Gonna Shine Tonight by ear, they put me in the high school band. It all happened so fast, I was only in the sixth... More > grade." Of all the musicians/teachers to be associated with the instruction of youth in the Omaha community, Chuck Miller was the most influential and the most controversial. Despite his seeming less impossible task of developing the raw unused musical talents of at-risk children and developing them into singers and performers in popular bands, many of the youth taught by him have grown up into productive professional musicians. As a result of his teaching, they have performed all over the world. Few musicians in the Omaha community would seem to have been more deserving of a job well done than Chuck Miller.< Less
Walking Tall: A Memoir About the Upside of Small and Other Stuff By Clay Rivers
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In a world that associates stature, physical perfection, and race with a person's value, "Walking Tall" is about harnessing the power of self-worth as experienced by an African American,... More > gay, Christian man who also just happens to be a dwarf. From early lessons in the deep south to escapades as Donald Duck at Walt Disney World to the Skittles-ridden cat and mouse games on his psychologist’s couch, and finally to the finish line of accepting and loving himself, "Walking Tall" is brisk reading, full of charm, and has a devilish sense of humor. For anyone who has ever felt the slightest bit uncomfortable in their own skin, has been afraid to wrestle personal demons into submission or may have missed the directional signs while walking their own road less travelled, "Walking Tall" is a globe-trotting journey to self-acceptance.< Less
The Cow Pie Story By Kristin Murdock
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Kristin Murdock could be called the world's only "entre-manure", after finding great success in turning cow dung into fun creations. It all started while hiking near Lake Powell, Utah,... More > when she stumbled upon a batch of old sun-dried cow droppings. What a great gag gift for the person who has everything, she thought. She gathered a few, lacquered and drilled holes in them, and stuffed them with a battery powered clock. Quite accidentally, Donny Osmond saw one and featured it on the Donny and Marie TV talk show. A business was born! Enjoy this inspirational story told with heart, humor and honesty as she shares her cowpie journey.< Less
THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS By Jan Bacon
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A true story about three young women, their friendship, and their first few years living together in Wyoming during the oil boom.