One Can Make a Difference: How Simple Actions Can Change the World (Google eBook)

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Adams Media, Aug 18, 2009 - Self-Help - 272 pages
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“People say, ‘Oh, it’s easy for you to make an impact. But I’m no one of importance. No one would listen to me.’ If I have learned anything, it is that they are wrong. Dead wrong. The world is just waiting to hear from them, just as it is waiting to hear from you.
—Ingrid Newkirk

When Ingrid Newkirk almost single-handedly set into motion the largest animal-rights organization in the world, she knew that one person can make a difference. In this book, Ingrid has collected the wisdom, stories, and insight of dozens of activists and world-changers who have proven that one person can make a movement. This engaging and enlightening collection is a call to action for readers everywhere.Because one can make a difference.

  

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One Can Make a Difference: Original stories by the Dali Lama, Paul McCartney, Willie Nelson, Dennis Kucinch, Russel Simmons, Bridgitte Bardot, Martina ... Dozens of Other Extraordinary Individuals

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An anthology of life-stories from the Dalai Lama, Paul McCartney, Willie Nelson, Brigitte Bardot, and Helen Thomas, among others, to show how their "simple" actions changed the world. The celebrity ... Read full review

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I found thins book very motivating. Though some entries in this book not everyone can relate to but stick with it because every essay has its own message behind it. Read full review

Contents

Head in the stars Feet on the ground BarBara adams
1
on Being a good son sean astin
5
saving the world by degrees kevin Bacon
9
sex Kitten and matriarch of mice Brigitte Bardot
13
a Healthy outlook dr neal Barnard
18
when life gives You elephants make orange Juice carol Buckley
24
iJustwant to Be me lady Bunny
30
illuminating the truth sue
34
Helping Bag the plastic plague reBecca hosking
96
no point in grumbling roBin kevan
102
planning the U s department of peace rePresentative dennis kucinich
107
From mines to Vines heidi kuhn
111
the Future is Fantastic raymond kurzweil
116
From pompoms to playbook BonnieJill laFlin
121
when life calls Be packed and ready wangari maathai
125
throwing out a lifeline lily mazahery
128

a Focused lens on life susan cohn
39
dont worry Be Happy his holiness the dalai lama
43
Helping children Find their Feet Pierre dulaine
45
Banking for Babies dr armida Fernandez
48
Becoming the architect of Your own good Fortune kathy Freston
51
practicing Harmony and connectedness sharon gannon
56
a Vision of physical loveliness John gardner
61
Just pick Yourself Up and start all over again andy granatelli
66
thinking in pictures dr temPle grandin
71
defending whales and seals Peter hammarstedt
75
global Flightcontrol ru hartwell
79
a Burning desire to connect larry harvey
84
sitting thinking creating saving dr henry heimlich
89
change is Healthy change is good dana hork
93
all You need is passion passion is all You need sir Paul mccartney
134
creating with a conscience stella mccartney
138
making purposeful laughter mark mcgowan
142
You may say im a dreamer keith mchenry
146
musically speaking John mclaughlin
153
the soulwith the soles arthur mintz
156
we are all made of stars moBy
159
martina navratilova
168
greasing the wheels to american selfreliance
174
powerful communities from little acorns grow
182
when the chips are down do it Yourself
191
everyone needs to eat dave seegar
199
Born to Be a rabblerouser
209
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About the author (2009)

Ingrid Newkirk (Norfolk, VA) is the world-famous dog lover and founder/president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the largest animal rights organization in the world. A master of publicity, she has appeared on Today, Oprah, Nightline, Crossfire, 20/20, on radio, and in print. A deputy sheriff in Maryland for nearly thirty years, she is also the author of several books and articles on the social implications of our treatment of animals. In 2008, HBO released a documentary of her life titled I Am an Animal: The Story of Ingrid Newkirk and PETA.

Jane Ratcliffe (Ann Arbor, MI) is a novelist and freelance writer. She has her MFA from Columbia University and currently teaches creative writing.

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