Gift of Giving and Greece

June 5, 2018
Hosted by The Express Yourself! STAR On-Air Teen Team

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“For it is in giving that we receive.” ― Francis of Assisi Sometimes our wishes and fate connect while the universe does the rest of the work. Hosts Brigitte Jia and Joven Hundal start the program by reading former host and multi-talented teen journalist’s chapter, The Gift of Giving from the forthcoming book, Be the Star You Are! Millennials to Boomers Celebrating Positive Voices in a Changing Digital World, They share their experiences with being generous, giving, and helping the less fortunate. We then travel to Greece to hear of the synchronistic experiences of American novelist Alysia Helming as she unveils the first book in the Protogenesis Book Series. In Protogenesis: Before The Beginning, cultural fiction and ancient mythology converge in modern-day Greece. Before Alysia traveled to Greece for research she found a photo online of a man for whom who protagonist is modeled. Coincidently she meets the man, Kostas Martakis, an award-winning Platinum Greek Recording Artist.

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