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Margaree Mitchell writes for children, teens, and adults. She is the author of Uncle Jed's Barbershop, Granddaddy's Gift, When Grandmama Sings, The People In The Park, and her new book, Woman In The Pulpit. Her books have won numerous awards.

She is the creator of the Everybody Has A Dream program which inspires students to dream great dreams for their lives and believe those dreams can come true. She was honored for her commitment to children's literacy by Texas A&M University. She was also presented with the SCERUS Award at the National Invitational Conference on Educational Research in the Urban South. She lives in Kansas City.

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Decide To Shine Wherever You Are

Don’t be afraid of becoming who you are. The minute you decide that you are going to become who you are meant to be in this world, is the moment you begin to soar. Criticism stops us at times. But look at your critic as a person, not as a god. When we place critics in the proper perspective we can get on with our life’s mission. Some nuggets of criticism may be valid. Look within and pick the kernel of truth. Correct. And continue to soar. Refuse to be placed in a niche. You are meant to have an…

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