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#BeYourOwnIcon: Raymond Botelho

Follow your passion and success will follow you. Sometimes following your passion will mean walking on a lonely and uncertain path. Few people may understand your passion while many will expect you to become ‘normal.' Some may even discourage you from going after your passion. In moments such as these, you have to stand strong for what you believe in. To get to the place he is at right now, Raymond Botelho had to practice the act of self-belief. He made a choice to pursue his passion despite being misunderstood by his family. Raymond is a professional Ironman Triathlete, a PRO Lifeguard-Ocean Rescue and a Coaching and Fitness Trainer. Not only is he the only Professional Ironman living on Cape...

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Where NOT To Live In The US To Protect Your Skin

While you have been enjoying the summer with reckless abandon, have you ever imagined that the sunlight that brings you so much bliss and excitement could also be a threat to your health?   Most people are oblivious of the extent to which the sun can cause harm to their eyes, skin and their general health. It’s easy to wipe away a few blemishes on your skin and come up with excuses for not protecting your eyes as much as you need to. However, taking your health for granted can sometimes come with a whole bucket of distasteful consequences and affect the quality of your life. Today, despite of all the health information sources, many Americans still underestimate the damage...

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American Icon: Tyler Perry

Photo Credit: BET.com Cliché as it may sound, the phrase ‘life is what you make it’ has never been truer as it is in the life of Tyler Perry. Watching him on the screens, it’s difficult to tell the mountains that Tyler has had to climb to get to where he is today. His life is in many ways a source of inspiration to young people who have had a rough start at life. Tyler Perry is an award winning American actor, filmmaker, comedian and songwriter. His career hit a peak in the 1990s and early 2000s when he began writing and producing many stage plays. In 2011, Forbes named him the highest paid man in the entertainment industry. Today,...

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What Your Sunglasses Say About You

Like all accessories and clothing, sunglasses make a statement upfront about your personality. Even before you utter a word, your personality shouts out through your choice of sunglasses. They add style to your clothing and are the first things someone notices about your face. Next time you buy a pair of sunglasses, you may want to know what they say about your wonderful personality. We are here to help you chose sunglasses that will make the correct statement about you. Cat Eye   You definitely aim for iconic! You live life with an exclamation mark and you would rather stand out than fit in. The Cat Eye sunglasses scream attention. You love being the center of attention and will do...

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#BeYourOwnIcon: Jen Royle

While some of us are born with a silver spoon in our mouths, others have to struggle from the bottom up. The struggle to be at the top comes with a plethora of obstacles. It is not for the fainthearted. Jen Royle has gone through her own fair of struggles to become successful in a male dominated field. Today, she is an inspiration to many women and men whose dreams are bigger than their current situations. Jen is a former Emmy Winning sports reporter turned Chef who currently resides in Boston Massachusetts. She was a longtime reporter for the New York Yankees and a national MLB reporter based in New York City. Her time in New York earned her an...

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