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Rebecca Deng

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Rebecca Deng, of South Sudan's Dinka tribe, is one of the 89 Lost Girls who came to the United States in 2000 as a refugee after living eight years in Kakuma Refugee Camp in northern Kenya. The violence she experienced as a child during the Second Sudanese Civil War (1983-2005) has given her a deep empathy for children and young adults who face similar situations today. She became a US citizen in 2006. Today Rebecca is an international speaker and advocate for women and children who have been traumatized and victimized by war. She has spoken at the United Nations and served as a Refugee Congress delegate at the United...

Marie D. Jones

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MARIE D. JONES

Marie D. Jones is the best selling author of the "EKHO" middle grade fiction series, which she wrote with her young son, Max Jones. Her non-fiction books include "Destiny Vs. Choice: The Scientific and Spiritual Evidence Behind Fate and Free Will," "2013: End of Days or a New Beginning - Envisioning the World After the Events of 2012," "PSIence: How New Discoveries In Quantum Physics and New Science May Explain the Existence of Paranormal Phenomena" and "Looking for God In All the Wrong Places." Marie co-authored with her father, geophysicist...