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03 September 2009 

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Radio Rookies founder Marianne McCune is dedicated to helping teenagers explore their worlds and tell their stories through the magic of radio
McCune founded Radio Rookies program, offering skill, encouragement and airwaves to inner city youth
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Sandra Day OConnor
Peter Diamandis dreamed of being an astronaut before he developed the X PRIZE
Mary Catherine Swanson, who now travels to promote the AVID program, has won numerous awards for excellence in teaching