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Senator Mary Landrieu

Mary Wilson of the Supremes

Mary Wilson, along with Diana Ross and Florence Ballard, was one of the legendary Supremes.
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Her music is known around the world and she and the Supremes were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988. In addition to performing, Miss Wilson is the author of "Supreme Faith: Someday Well Be Together," and the best-seller "Dreamgirl: My Life as a Supreme." In 2003, she was appointed a Cultural Ambassador by U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell and under took missions on behalf of the U.S. Department of State in Botswana, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Bosnia, Mozambique, Oman, Uruguay, and Argentina. Miss Wilson has served as a Celebrity Spokesperson for HDI since 2007, when she made her first trip to Sri Lanka and Laos, to review HDI’s mine clearance, dairy development, and school feeding programs. Her most recent trip on behalf of HDI was to Russia in December 2011.

To learn more about Miss Wilson, visit marywilson.com

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Mary McBride

Mary McBride

Mary McBride and her band have released four albums – "Everything Seemed Alright," "By Any Other Name," "Every Day Is a Holiday," and "The Way Home."
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Mary has most recently been touring as a cultural ambassador for the U.S. State Department with trips to Russia, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Pakistan, Laos, Vietnam and Taiwan. Her highly acclaimed visit to Pakistan in 2011 led the US Ambassador, Cameron Munter, to declare that "Mary McBride’s cultural exchange is exactly the type of program that is the basis of friendship between the Pakistani people and the American people." Mary has performed at HDI’s Global Creative Forum and will also play a central role in the proposed South and Central Asia Creative Forum.

To learn more, see Mary’s website at marymcbride.com

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Michael Lombardi, Blood Moon Therapy

Michael Lombardi

Mike is best known for his role as firefighter Mike Silletti in the hit television series Rescue Me.
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