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I still can't fully believe what went down this past week (the photo kind of says it all). Here's the quick story ...

Last Friday, I received a call from a producer at The Meredith Vieira Show who had seen my Talking GOOD profile on Marine Corps veteran Tina Thomas. He was moved by the piece and felt that Tina could be a fit for the show's "$10K a Day!" giveaway campaign, recognizing people who are making a difference (sound familiar). Long story short, Tina and her daughter were ultimately invited to attend the show in NY, but they weren't told they'd be on the show, or that they'd be receiving $10,000. With tears in my eyes, I sat among the live studio audience, watching the entire thing unfold. People often ask me why I do what I do with Talking GOOD. Here's your answer ...