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Daris Howard

Daris Howard is an author and playwright who grew up on a farm in rural Idaho. Throughout his life he has associated with many colorful characters including cowboys, farmers, lumberjacks, truck drivers, factory workers, and others while working in these and other industries. He will jokingly say that his best job was working in a fast food establishment, because that was what gave him the motivation to attend college. He was a state champion wrestler and competed in college athletics. He also lived for eighteen months in New York when he was 19 – 21 years old. Daris and...

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Craig Clyde

A native of Washington State, award-winning actor, producer, writer and director Craig Clyde has been in television and film most of his adult life. After a stint as an English teacher, Clyde began his professional media career in radio and television in Montana, later moving to Utah. In addition to his media experience, Clyde has appeared in over sixty major films and national television programs as an actor for all the major networks – as well as numerous stage roles. Craig later co-formed the film production company, Seerstone Entertainment with his son K.C. Clyde. Craig is a director who...

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Jaci Wightman

Jaci Green Wightman is the author of Body Image Breakthrough: Learning to See Your Body and Your Beauty in a Whole New Light. A first-time author, Jaci was raised in five different states before meeting her husband, Greg, during her freshman year of college. Together, they’re now enjoying the daunting task of raising seven children born in just eight years. In 2012, Jaci finally graduated from BYU-Idaho with a degree in University Studies, 21 years after postponing her schooling to start a family. Underneath all her outward busyness, however, Jaci is simply an ordinary woman who discovered an extraordinary...

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Ron Jarrett

Ron Jarrett was appointed president of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir on August 1, 2012. He previously served as a singing member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir from 1999 to 2008 and followed that service with an appointment as assistant to then Choir president Mac Christensen between 2008 and 2011. He is the first Choir president to have been a singing member of the Choir. Prior to this appointment, he served as a bishop and stake president, neighborhood ecclesiastical positions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Before his current assignment, he and his wife, Lucie, were serving...

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Karen John

Karen W. John is the author of Guilt Free: Using Remorse to Escape the Adversary’s Tool. Karn was born in the middle of a sibling group of nine children. During her childhood, she and her family performed singing, dancing and playing instruments as they traveled across numerous states and into several countries. This is where she believes she developed a great love for diversity and people. Although she loves to perform, her ultimate passion next to her husband of thirty-seven years and her five sons and their families, is learning and using what she has learned to help others...

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