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J.R. Martinez on His Hopes for His Daughter’s Future

We asked J.R. Martinez—actor, author, speaker and veteran—about his hopes for his daughter in the years to come. His answer speaks to the importance of giving back to your community and to the world.

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How J.R. Martinez Teaches His Daughter Compassion

Raising compassionate children means helping them see themselves in other people. Learn how J.R. Martinez—actor, author, speaker and veteran—creates opportunities for his daughter to meet and to celebrate others, regardless of their circumstances.

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Lessons Learned from Mom: J.R. Martinez on Facing Adversity

Growing up, J.R. Martinez didn’t understand how his Mom could be so positive despite their hardships. By “inviting in the blessings”, she set an unforgettable example of resiliency and hope. It’s a lesson this successful actor, author, speaker and veteran has taken to heart.

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Marlee Matlin’s Hope for Her Children

Marlee Matlin is an Academy Award-winning actress and a devoted social activist. As a Mom, there’s only one key thing she hopes for her children. Watch and share her inspiring message of resilience and courage.

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How Marlee Matlin Helps Her Children Be Compassionate

Marlee Matlin, Academy Award-winning actress and devoted social activist, believes that giving is a part of life. Learn how she challenges her children to make meaningful choices, face and overcome barriers, and be an example to those around them.

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How Marlee Matlin’s Parents Fostered Her Childhood Talent

For Marlee Matlin, singing and signing in front of the bathroom mirror were early expressions of her childhood creativity. Learn how her parents’ support paved the way for this Academy Award-winning actress and devoted social activist to discover her life’s passion.

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Martin Luther King III: His Hope for Our Children’s Future

Martin Luther King III’s powerful message of hope for his daughter and her generation is to envision a world where poverty and racism are eradicated, and where the principles of non-violence lead the way.

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How to Help Your Child Find Her Own Voice

As the eldest son of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King, and now himself a parent and a prominent human rights activist, Martin Luther King III shares the importance of honoring your family legacy while helping your child to make her own impact on the world.

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Martin Luther King III on Confronting Racism

Martin Luther King III, human rights advocate and eldest son of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King, shares the simple but profound message his parents gave him to help confront the evil of racism.

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