Julie Parrott

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In 1988 Julie was recognized in the Women’s Register for her contribution to the Northern Territory community. In 2000 she was awarded the Australian Sports Medal and 2011 awarded The Chief Minister’s Medal for Outstanding service to the public sector. As a mother to three daughters, Julie spent most of her adult life in the […]

DIFFERENT KIND OF DAUGHTER: The Girl Who Hid from the Taliban in Plain Sight A memoir by Maria Toorpakai, Pakistan’s #1 squash player

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Maria Toorpakai, Pakistan’s #1 female squash player, is a savant—a self-taught athlete from the tribal areas of Pakistan who passed as a boy to play sports under one of the most oppressive & violent regimes on the planet. After enduring years of adversity and struggling in a world that would not accept her, Maria rose […]

Gold Medal Gymnast Gabby Douglas is Preparing to Take on Rio this Summer! Ric Catches Up with Her “Momager”, Natalie Hawkins and Executive Producer, Wilmer Valderrama

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Natalie and the Douglas family have all hands on deck, supporting Gabby as she attempts to make an unheard of consecutive Olympic team! Follow this tight-knit family in the new Oxygen docu-series….   Douglas Family Gold    Wednesdays 10pm ET/PT Gabby’s support system includes her mom Natalie, sisters Arielle “Arie” Hawkins, Joyelle “Joy” Douglas, brother, […]

Are you worried about your child and summer learning loss? Teacher of the Year Rebecca Mieliwocki Offers Fun and Educational Ideas for Families in the Car This Summer

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Summer, with all its pleasures, is right around the corner. Lazy days and unfettered adventure are the name of the game for school kids in June, July and August. However, many parents worry that their children will lose some of what they’ve learned in their time away from the classroom. Never fear. Just in time […]

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