Dutch court rejects man’s request to be 20 years younger
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch motivational speaker Emile Ratelband may feel like a 49-year-old but according to Dutch law he is still 69.
A Dutch court on Monday rejected Ratelband's request to shave 20 years off his age in a case that drew worldwide attention.
Police find motivational speaker’s missing bionic arm
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida motivational speaker who had battled with his insurance company to get a $150,000 prosthetic arm was devastated when he discovered it stolen from his pickup truck parked at his girlfriend's apartment complex.
Boynton Beach police spokeswoman Stephanie Slater said in an email that officers found the black carbon fiber Touch Bionics arm in the bushes near a fence shortly after Chris Ruden reported it missing Sunday.
BOLIVAR, Mo. (AP) — A southwest Missouri public school district won't invite an evangelist back as a motivational speaker after complaints he veered off-topic by talking about faith.
Florence-Darlington Technical College commencement to feature motivational speaker
Florence, S.C. – Nationally-known motivational speaker Mark Moore will deliver the Commencement Address at Florence-Darlington Technical College’s graduation Thursday night, May 10, at the Florence Center.
Jeffrey Dean delivers message on dignity, hope and closure
Even having researched the Women’s Resource Center in North Platte, Jeffrey Dean had not heard the statistic he was about to share at its Thursday night banquet.
Standing in front of a packed room at the Quality Inn & Suites, Dean, in awe, told the crowd about five memorial services the Women’s Resource Center has conducted. Each one was for women who came to the Women’s Resource Center, having regretted an abortion.
‘Positive peer pressure’ motivates Fayetteville students on first day of school
The first day of class for one of the largest school systems in North Carolina got off to a smooth start Monday as the day began with a special salute to seniors.
The Cumberland County School System is the fifth largest school district in the state, with 51,000 students attending 87 schools throughout the county.
Seven year-round schools have already been in session for several weeks, but on Monday, students at the remaining 80 schools got off buses to begin the new school year.
Kim Kardashian West thinks Caitlyn Jenner's memoir "discredits" Kris Jenner.
The 67-year-old reality star - who was formerly known as Bruce Jenner before undergoing gender reassignment - recently released her book 'Secrets of My Life' in which she details her relationship with 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star Kris, with whom she had two children, Kendall, 21, and Kylie, 19.
Jail film series aims to help inmates prepare for release
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Micah "Bam-Bamm" White hasn't worked a 9-to-5 job in 10 years, he said.
But the stand-up comedian and motivational speaker knows how to audition, which really is just a job interview, he told about 15 inmates at the Richmond City Justice Center.
White is one of 37 speakers who have visited the jail during the past month for video sessions that will be edited into an eight- to 10-hour, 17-part series preparing inmates for release.
Prepare to be inspired.
The Danbury Youth Wrestling Association and the Danbury High School wrestling team will be hosting an evening with guest speaker Dave Stevens on Jan. 9 at 6:15 p.m. in the Danbury High auditorium.
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