Freedom and Peace

August 25, 2019
Hosted by The Express Yourself! STAR On-Air Teen Team

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“Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.” Albert Camus In the former USSR, personal freedom was not evident. As Americans, we often take our numerous freedoms for granted. Host Brigitte Jia reads The Gift of Freedom by Cynthia Brian from the book, Be the Star You Are!® 99 Gifts for Living, Loving, Laughing, and Learning to Make a Difference. She expands on what freedom means to her as a college student. After reading Norman Vincent Peale’s The Power of Positive Thinking in college,guest, Dr. Dravon James became a lifelong student of the power we all have to create the life we want and author of the book, Freedom is Your Birthright. She talks about personal freedom and inner peace, as defined as: Wholeness. Completeness. Nothing missing. Nothing broken. Totality. In World Watch, Joven explores the role of parenting in allowing children the freedom to explore passions and experiences while being aware of the outcomes. Believe you are free, and your chains will be broken.

Express Yourself!

Sunday at 3 PM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel

Express Yourself! is an entertaining adolescent fusion program where passion, productivity, and possibility populate the airwaves. Produced by Starstyle Productions, LLC as an international outreach program of Be the Star You Are! charity, the radio program, Express Yourself! is a show for, by, and about teens. Hosted by teens and teenage field reporters from around the country, Express Yourself! is THE destination for teens to be heard. Within the walls of the young adult community, listeners are uplifted and encouraged to be the stars of your own life. Through collaboration and conversation, a global campus of young people express their views. Topics include anything that kids talk about-books, music, making a difference, technology, school, art, humor, writing, tough talks, health, sports, films, family, friends, foes, fashion, and fun. Come play in STAR country and Express Yourself!, Sundays at 3 PM Pacific on VoiceAmerica Empowerment.

The Express Yourself! STAR On-Air Teen Team

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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