Season of Light and Hope

December 26, 2017
Hosted by The Express Yourself! STAR On-Air Teen Team

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“Moon and stars are giving light. With gifts of nature’s giving, we complete the cycle of living. Let us give from our mind, hands, and heart to the world.” Chitrabhanu Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanza, or nothing at all, December is a month of joyfulness. Host Brigite Jia doesn’t celebrate Christmas as her family honors the Chinese New Year. Past/Present Reporter Chelsea Pelchat admits that Christmas is her FAVORITE time of the year, and Hope Heals Reporter, Zahra Hasanian honors the lunar calendar so despite not celebrating December traditions, enjoys the light, love, happiness, good will, and yes, hope that prevails. Producer Cynthia Brian rings the bells of Christmas with fun ideas on how to decorate for any holiday with greenery or recycled items. It’s the day after Christmas, known as Boxing Day in merry ole’ England. Come party with us. Light up your celebration with hope and love! It's the season of giving. Give BIG. Donate to

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Broadcasting since 2011, twenty-seven young people from around the United States have regularly shared their passions and interests as hosts and reporters on Express Yourself! These teens are not afraid of the tough topics and thrill at the opportunity of interviewing a variety of guests including authors, actors, Olympians, scientists, musicians, poets, and experts of varied disciplines. As volunteers with Be the Star You Are! 501 c3 charity ( the Express Yourself! teens are accomplished youth striving to make a difference on our planet and are dedicated to sharing ideas while having fun and giving a voice to the voiceless. Meet our STARS at

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