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INSIGHT – SAMARITANS – THE HEART OF THE BIG APPLE & THE LANCE LIES CONTINUE

Alan Ross, Executive Director of The Samaritans of New York joins Mark to discuss the only community-based organization in the NYC-Metropolitan area solely devoted to preventing suicide and helping people in crisis. Samaritan’s is part of the world’s oldest and largest suicide prevention network (with over 400 centers in 42 countries, from Argentina, Bosnia, France and Great Britain to Hong …

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INSIGHT – TIME TO MAN UP, TIPPING POINT OF TIPPING, FRIENDS IN GOOD AND BED TIMES

All men are created equally though life and circumstance shape us all.  Scott Fried from The Man Kind Project joins Mark for a man to man conversation on a new kind of man where all men are brothers, in relationship with one another.  A world where conflicts are resolved peacefully; where torture, genocide, domestic violence and senseless war are only entries in …

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INSIGHT – LAUGHING AT VISION LOSS, PARTNER TRANSPARENCY, ROCKIN HARD ROCK HOTEL AND LESSONS FROM A LOSING SEASON

Mark discusses the 13th Annual Laugh for Sight that starred comedian giants Robert Klein, Jim Gaffigan, Richie Redding and more that donated their side splitting humor for a night benefitting degenerative retinal diseases.  Mark has been the host for 13 years and he shares highlights of this pivotal event.  www.laughforsight.com  Why disclosing all aspects of oneself is vital for your partner to …

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INSIGHT – HELLISH CONDITIONS FOR RESIDENTS WITH DISABILITIES AT HOWARD BEACH GROUP HOME, SELMA BLAIR REVEALS MS DIAGNOSIS AND MORE

A wall separates Jack and Corrine Wlody from the neighboring Birch Family Services group home for adults with intellectual disabilities though the screams and yells, crashes, thuds and bangs inside the group home combined with the oppressive actions by the direct support providers witnessed outside the home prove and demonstrate what many neighbors fear is happening inside this home – …

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INSIGHT – FINGERS AS BRUSHERS AND A DEEP SOUL FOR EYES, SAUDI SLAUGHTER AND CANNABIS CONUNDRUM

Laura Meddens is a supremely talented and creative artist who began painting less then five years ago when her remaining vision failed lost though her work appears to be the result of decades of experimentation and practice.  Laura’s story of resiliency and determination to succeed on several fronts is astounding. Check out Laura Medden’s work: http://laurameddens.com/ Mark discusses the how the Saudi government …

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INSIGHT – COLIN KAPERNICK STANDS FOR RACE, MARK’S CLUB MED DREAM JOB CONUNDRUM, POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION – THE COMMON REALITY.

Nike gets it though many Americans perceive Colin as anti-American for his protest of racial inequality.  Is paradise all it’s cracked up to be?  Mark shares his hilarious bartending experiences while working at Club Med in Turks and Caicos (rated R).  It’s all to common though the dialogue for post partum depression remains hush, hush. Have Mark speak at your …

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INSIGHT – 125 YEARS OF UNPARALLEL HELEN KELLER SERVICES, THE MIRACULOUS MELISSA, MODEL WITH DISABILITY ROCKS NY FASHION WEEK CATWALK – 09.14.18

Joe Bruno, President and CEO of Helen Keller Services joins Mark to discuss their gargantuan milestone of 125 years of vital service to consumers who are blind or visually impaired.  Learn more: https://www.helenkeller.org/ Melissa Mroz’s is leading an extraordinary life.  A life that depicts how hard work, determination and resiliency can take one far.  Melissa’s ability to overcome a near …