Category Archives: Entertainer

Justin Bieber

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/images/10/05/art.justin.bieber.gi.jpg caption=”Justin Bieber, 15, is a YouTube singing sensation.”] He has the soul of a seasoned artist. And a legion of fans to make him legit. Justin Bieber, at 15, is a singing wunderkind. Raised by a single … Continue reading

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Becky Gulsvig

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/images/07/14/art.blonde.jpg caption=”Becky Gulsvig, 26, stars in the national tour of the musical ‘Legally Blonde.’”] Pretty, blonde, donned in pink. Becky Gulsvig looks like the title character she plays in the musical version of “Legally Blonde,” but she says … Continue reading

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Jordan Coleman

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/images/06/08/art.jordan.jpg caption=”Jordan Coleman, 13, funded the documentary ‘Say It Loud’ to make a positive impact on his community.”] Jordan’s friends want to be the next Michael Jordan or rap star. But Jordan wants young African-American boys like him … Continue reading

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Andrew Robinson

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/images/04/10/andrewrobinson.jpg caption=”Andrew Robinson wrote and directed ‘April Showers.’”] It’s been 10 years since the massacre at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, left 12 students and a teacher dead. I couldn’t believe it when I saw the date. … Continue reading

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Andrew McMahon

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/images/03/22/art.mcmahon.jpg caption=”Jack’s Mannequin frontman Andrew McMahon started a foundation to raise awareness for cancer research.”] He hustled for years with his band and it finally paid off. Andrew McMahon and his band Jack’s Mannequin had embarked on their … Continue reading

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J.R. Martinez

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/images/02/15/knowjr.art.jpg caption=”J.R. Martinez, 25, is a national spokesperson for the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes.”] J.R. Martinez wanted to give back to the country that gave him and his family so much. The 25-year-old enlisted in the U.S. … Continue reading

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Sean Forbes

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/images/01/25/art_sean_forbes.jpg caption=”Sean Forbes, 26, started the non-profit Deaf Performing Artists’ Network.”] Sean Forbes is a young musician. He grew up with musical parents and always had his own talent and aspirations in the field. But, Sean just happens … Continue reading

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