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This Week in America is about issues that matter to you. This Week in America is informative, educational and entertaining. Hosted by veteran broadcaster Ric Bratton.

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THE GIFT OF SOBRIETY: A SPIRITUAL TRANSFORMATION by Rose B.

10/11/2018
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THE GIFT OF SOBRIETY: A SPIRITUAL TRANSFORMATION by Rose B The Gift of Sobriety: A Spiritual Transformation is a spiritual memoir about one woman’s descent into alcoholism and her eventual recovery by getting involved with Alcoholics Anonymous and integrating spirituality into her journey towards sobriety. This book chronicles her gradual spiritual transformation from the first day she walked into an AA meeting until nine months later. It includes dreams, personal accounts of spiritual...

Duration:00:20:40

THE REASON: ITS ABOUT MORE THAN JUST THE MONEY by Quentin Brent

10/11/2018
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The Reason: It's About More Than Just the Money by Quentin Brent "The Reason" won Finalist in the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Awards' First Novel Category. Illicit profits were part of Zane Donovan’s work at a financial firm. Suddenly the stakes change when his family is violently abducted. Following a trail that was never meant to be uncovered, he realizes that the Great Recession of 2008 granted the government control that America’s founding fathers never meant for it to have. By...

Duration:00:21:00

SIN AND REDEMPTION: THE PINK ELEPHANT CONNECTION

10/11/2018
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Sin and Redemption: The Pink Elephant Connection by James E. McCarthy A rare, hopeful crime story that also manages to be deeply honest.” – Kirkus Reviews “The book reads like a memoir, has action and excitement like a thriller, and educates the reader along the way. If you like books with a criminal nexus or are a fan of memoir/"based on a true story" books, this one would be a slam-dunk for you.” - OnlineBookClub Pinnacle Book Award - Best Books in the Category of FICTION eLit - Silver...

Duration:00:28:50

HOPE OF GLORY by Carolyn S McClendon

10/11/2018
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Hope of Glory by Carolyn S McClendon with Dr Douglas Perret Starr Hope of Glory takes us to the Deep South where social and political mores rule over laws and where descendants of slaves may not be socially equal, but they are not socially inferior. It's about a Southern white newspaper editor who believes in and does, regardless of cost, what he can to ensure equal rights for all. He marries a Southern lady, the younger sister of a U.S. Senator whose social, political, and family position...

Duration:00:22:49

A CHILDS GUIDE TO WISDOM by Everton Robinson

10/11/2018
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A Child’s Guide To Wisdom by Everton Robinson A Child’s Guide to Wisdom was designed to serve as a guide for parents in the transferal of wisdom to their children. The book offers a collection of fifty key principles in the form of easy-to-remember, common-sense-based definitions, intended to build character in your child by instilling in him or her important qualities that will result in a life of wisdom and success. Even before the child is able to read on his own, exposure to the...

Duration:00:19:27

BREAST CANCER SCHOOL FOR PATIENTS with Dr John Williams

10/9/2018
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month According to the American Cancer Society, 1 in 8 women will likely develop breast cancer. What if it afflicts you or someone you love - how can you become your own best advocate during this challenging time? Ric Talks with Breast Cancer Specialist Dr. John Williams. He is the founder of the Breast Cancer School for Patients (BCS); that equips patients and their caregivers with the tools they need to receive the very best treatment and care. Breast...

Duration:00:10:53

BASKETBALL A LOVE STORY with Dan Klores

10/9/2018
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ESPN Introduces the 20-Hour Documentary Series Basketball: A Love Story Premiering Tuesday October 9th at 7pm ET/PT Ric Speaks with Award-Winning Director Dan Klores About the Sweeping New Project that Celebrates Our Love for the Game ESPN’s groundbreaking 20-hour, 10-part documentary series Basketball: A Love Story consists of more than 60 interconnected stories that explore the complex nature of love as it relates to the game of basketball. A labor of love from Peabody Award-winning...

Duration:00:07:14

LEGACY SERIES by Robert Maxxim Episode 40

10/5/2018
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LEGACY EPISODE SERIES from Robert Maxxim 30 years in the making, five episodes, million year-old romance, past lives, space battles, intrigue, Lemuria, Atlantis, inter-dimensional scientific and spiritual principles, today's false religious beliefs and other secrets exposed in detail. This series is a must-read by every truth seeker.​ Legacy is a futuristic novel based on the author's visions and previous sojourns in this and other worlds. One man's incredible journey through lifetimes as...

Duration:00:46:07

LIFE IS A HAIR WAY by Kerone Maxineau

10/5/2018
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Life Is A Hair Way by Kerone Maxineau This book was written with the inspiration to help naturals with wavy, curly, kinky/coiled hair texture point out the causes resulting in hair breakage. Here you will find the most helpful tips, simple products, natural remedies, and solutions to restore healthy growth, shine, moisture, and brilliance back to your natural hair. By the time you are finished reading this book, you will gain a better understanding and knowledge of efforts to achieve...

Duration:00:21:43

FROM DESPAIR TO HOPE AND HEALING: ONE WOMANS JOURNEY IN POEM by Barbara K. Mezera

10/5/2018
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From Despair to Hope and Healing: One Woman’S Journey in Poem by Barbara K. Mezera From Despair to Hope and Healing presents a collection of poetry written over two decades by author Barbara Mezera. It chronicles the journey of a woman struggling to keep her depression under control and searching for meaning in her job, her career, her family, and her relationships. Although her verses are dark at times, there is always a glimmer of hope that someday she would fit in somewhere, make a...

Duration:00:19:02

THE SAMUEL PROJECT stars Hal Linden and Ryan Ochoa

10/4/2018
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New Theatrical Release: The Samuel Project Ric talks with the Co-Stars of this Inspiring New Comedic Drama, Acclaimed Actor Hal Linden and Former Disney Star Ryan Ochoa The Samuel Project is a powerful story about one teen’s discovery of the heroism within his own family history when he chooses his grandfather as the subject of his senior art project. Particularly relevant today, the film explores the use of art to tell a story of generations coming together and preserve the history of an...

Duration:00:17:00

LIFE INTERRUPTED: ITS NOT ALL ABOUT ME by Chris M. Tatevosian

10/4/2018
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Life Interrupted: It's Not All About Me by Chris M. Tatevosian Life Interrupted-It's Not All About Me by multiple sclerosis sufferer, Chris Tatevosian guides others with chronic illness or disability to control feelings of self-pity, worthlessness and diminishing self-esteem keeping their relationships strong and loving. A physically debilitating illness is difficult enough, Tatevosian strives to help others avoid allowing this situation from becoming emotionally crippling as well. Open,...

Duration:00:21:31

STAND ALONE by Matthew Duke Rodgers

10/4/2018
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Stand Alone by Matthew Duke Rodgers Duke Rodgers is an incredible young man with a miraculous story of perseverance, determination, and faith. Duke reveals the struggles endured by a person with a Traumatic Brain Injury and how the laws designed to protect and assist TBI survivors can be ignored by the very institutions that should have a willingness to educate and train. As Duke chronicles his life from the time of the injury through his struggles to graduate from the University of...

Duration:00:20:54

THE HOUSE OF REMEMBER WHEN by Scott Jameson Sanders

10/4/2018
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The House Of Remember When by Scott Jameson Sanders The House of Remember When focuses on a middle-aged man, Neil Moreland, who is dealing with a broken marriage, a boring job, and an estranged father suffering from dementia. Written in first-person narrative, the story weaves significant life events into his present-day problems as Neil attempts to put his life and family back together. From the beginning, Neil is drawn to an old abandoned home that turns out to be a time portal that allows...

Duration:00:20:11

ETERNAL HARMONY: PART ONE, ACT ONE WELCOME TO THE ABYSS

10/4/2018
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Eternal Harmony: Part One, Act One Welcome to the Abyss by David Wu The Grand Angel seeks to create a world of perpetual peace and prosperity through mercy and redemption. One girl living in the town of Balearty follows each and every one of the Grand Angel’s laws and edicts. She is rewarded by having her entire life planned out ahead for her. Then one day she confesses to committing a sin that cannot be redeemed and was executed for her actions. However, forces beyond her comprehension...

Duration:00:18:59

100 SERMON OUTLINES by Joseph Jeremiah

9/28/2018
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100 Sermon Outlines for Personal and Group Bible Studies to Preaching and Teaching God's Word by Joseph Jeremiah Joseph Jeremiah was born on the Island of Grenada, located in the Caribbean, and spent his early years there with his parents, brothers and sisters. On the secular side, he worked in the accounting field until 1965 when he migrated to the U.S. According to the demands of life, he saw it necessary to return to school, and graduated in the field of accounting. Here in the U.S. he...

Duration:00:21:02

LATE BEGINNER by Donald Cohen

9/28/2018
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Late Beginner by Donald Cohen ANTHEM FOR OLDIES No more isms, no more ists No more arses need be kissed. We know we’re on the ropes please don’t short-change our hopes. Oh well, what the hell Last minute orders may still be met. Pour for us all single-malt whiskey. DON’T TOLL THAT BELL We’re not dead yet. About the Author My first voyage was at the age of three months. Born in Johannesburg, I was taken to London. By the age of two I specialized in falling flat on my back, a skill I perfected...

Duration:00:19:43

LIVING A SECOND CHANCE by Fredrick Sipe

9/28/2018
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LIVING A SECOND CHANCE by Fredrick Sipe A Story of Survival Fred grew up in the city with not a lot of money. As a young man he survived a terrible accident, only to find himself paralyzed from the neck down and his fiancée dead. But with two children to think of, he couldn’t give in to despair. Waking from a months-long coma, he endured many surgeries and much physical therapy, went into a nursing home, and learned everyday living all over again. Breathing, talking, eating, drinking, and...

Duration:00:21:17

MALDENE by Mark Anthony Tierno

9/27/2018
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MALDENE by Mark Anthony Tierno Maldene is a world of magic and science, wizards and dragons; but home also to an incredible secret. One jealously guarded by History's most villainous being: Miro. For centuries his presence has been plaguing the nightmares of gods and men; the world is in his thrall, there is no one willing to face him. Or perhaps there is. The young wizard Sabu, and his elven friend Eldar, lead their companions on a journey to seek a destiny foretold them by a blind...

Duration:00:19:34

ROCKET MAN by Earl Perkins

9/27/2018
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ROCKET MAN by Earl Perkins We set sail on this new sea . . . On April 9, 1959, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) introduced Americas first astronauts to the pressScott Carpenter, Gordon Cooper, John Glenn, Virgil Grissom, Walter Schirra, Alan Shepard, and Donald Slayton. The seven men, all military test pilots, were carefully selected from a final group of thirty-two candidates. But the real truth of NASAs search for Americas best pilots is not found in the thirty-two...

Duration:00:23:47