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BW – EP65: Student Loan Debt Stories and Advice

BW – EP65: Student Loan Debt Stories and Advice

Breaking Walls
On Breaking Walls Episode 65, we open up a forum to discuss what we can do about the United States' rising student loan debt crisis which has now reached 1.4 TRILLION DOLLARS. This show features: Pratt Institute​ Advisor Mike Farnham​ Xavier High School​ Art Professor Denise Iacovone​ Comedian, podcaster, actress, and recent college graduate Nancy Pop​ Advertising sales account executive Teresa Triolo-Thompson​ They give advice, tell stories, and offer up hope for patience and persistence. Nancy Links: Site - http://www.nancympop.com Fire Signs Present - https://www.facebook.com/FireSignsPresent/?ref=bookmarks Coffee and Anal - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/coffee-anal/id1234102654?mt=2 WallBreakers Links Social Media - @TheWallBreakers URL - http://thewallbreakers.com Online Store - http://jamesthewallbreaker.com/shop/
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BW – EP64: The Evolution Of A Dancer—Laura DeLaurentis

BW – EP64: The Evolution Of A Dancer—Laura DeLaurentis

Breaking Walls
In episode 64 of Breaking Walls, we sit down with New York City-based professional ballet dance Laura DeLaurentis for a chat about her life, career, and lessons she’s learned along the way. in order to see what her experiences can help teach us about our own. Highlights • How being adopted and growing up in Connecticut influenced Laura • "There is only right now" • The importance of working hard and training hard • Finding out you're a leader • The Homo Veritas Dance Theatre & What's next for Laura Laura Links Homo Veritas Dance Theatre - http://www.hvdt.nyc WallBreakers Links Social Media - @TheWallBreakers URL - http://thewallbreakers.com Online Store - http://jamesthewallbreaker.com/shop/ Photo by @switchbladefilmz
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Skiers Relax by a Fire at a Stowe Dormitory in Vermont, August 1967

Skiers Relax by a Fire at a Stowe Dormitory in Vermont, August 1967

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PHOTOGRAPH BY B. ANTHONY STEWART, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC B. Anthony Stewart was once called the "epitome of a National Geographic photographer" by the magazine's then-director of photography Robert E. Gilka. Mr. Stewart worked for National Geographic Magazine for forty-two years, taking photographs all over the world. He was singularly responsible for the magazine expanding its sixteen-page featured photography section to thirty-two and won White House News Photographers Association and The National Press Photographers Association awards on various occasions. While a competent technician who was a pioneer in using the view camera and 35mm equipment, according to Robert Gilka in B. Anthony Stewart's Washington Post obituary, his main love, and biggest skill, was his ability to see life happening in front of him in beautiful compositions. This photo was shot at Stowe Mountain Lodge in August of 1967, ten years…
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The Tree of 40 Fruits (Yes This is For Real)

The Tree of 40 Fruits (Yes This is For Real)

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    The tree of 40 fruit is a piece of art, a research project, and a form of conservation by contemporary artist and Syracuse University art professor Sam Van Aken. Aken has spent years taking different forms of stone fruit and grafting them into a single overarching species of tree. Now many exist. For much of the year, the trees look like just any other. Then, in spring, they bloom to reveal a gorgeous, diverse, striking bouquet of flowers. Over the course of the next several months, Van Aken's trees produce an incredible harvest of plums, peaches, apricots, nectarines, and almonds. Many of these fruits look like nothing we've commonly seen in markets, which are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to varying fruit species. I remember when reading The Botany…
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