Dan Clark is a professional motivational speaker, CEO of Clark Success Systems. Clark is on the International Board of Governors of Operation Smile and on the National Advisory Board for Operation Kids. Clark is the author of twenty-one books. Dan Clark was born in Mesa Arizona on March 14, 1955. Clark accepted a scholarship in football and baseball to the University of Utah where he majored in psychology. During a tackling drill Clark cracked the 7th vertebra in his neck and severed the axillary nerve in his right shoulder. Clark recovered full function in a couple of years and was invited to speak to local high school kids about his recovery. From there Clark was invited to speak for Nancy Reagan's "Just Say No" campaign. In 1980 Clark acted as a consultant at Clark Financial Real Estate Development Corporation. In 1983 he started his own company, Dan Clark and Associates, where he was CEO. In 1991 and 1992, Clark delivered four speeches in the former Soviet Union, where one of his speeches aired live on Moscow One Television, broadcast to all 15 independent Russian States.
Clark was the general session keynote speaker at the United Nations World Congress in Hamburg, Germany in 1992. In 2005, Clark traveled to Iraq and Afghanistan and spoke 23 times on 10 bases plus on the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier. In 1983, Clark published his first book, his third book, One Minute Messages, consisted of 250 of his own short stories of 24 lines each. Clark would give copies away to people he met on the condition that they promised to buy their own copy to give to someone; the book sold over 150,000 copies. Clark was approached by Mark Hansen and Jack Canfield, the co-creators of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, about how he marketed One Minute Messages. Clark became a primary contributing author to the Chicken Soup for the Soul series in 1993, contributing as an author and editor to its first 12 volumes. Clark's Chicken Soup for the College Soul was number two on the New York Times bestseller list in 1999, with over 1,000,000 copies in print. One of Clark's short stories, Puppies for Sale, was turned into a short film starring Jack Lemmon.
As of February 2006, Clark has sold over 100,000 copies of Puppies for Sale at his speaking engagements. Getting High - How to Really Do It 5 reprintings The Missing Link One Minute Messages 5 reprintings Weathering the Storm Puppies for Sale and Other Inspirational Tales The Best in Customer Service The Best in Leadership Chicken Soup for the College Soul co-author Puppies for Sale Children's Classic The Most Popular Stories by Dan Clark in Chicken Soup for the Soul Forgotten Fundamentals: The Answers are in the Box The Funniest Things Happen When You Look for Laughs Lyrical Poetry Rainbows Follow Rain The Thrill of Teaching Privilege of the Platform: The Art and Science of Public Speaking Wisdom and Wizardry Soul Food Volume I Soul Food Volume II The Art of Significance: Achieving the Level Beyond Success Dan Clark's official website
Beauty and the Baker is an Israeli romantic-comedy series that follows the impossible love story between a simple baker and an international supermodel. It ranks as one of the highest-rated scripted series in Israel; the second season premiered on May 9, 2017. The series was created by Assi Azar. Rotem Sela took the role; the series takes a comical approach to Jewish ethnic divisions in Israel by exploring the relationship between a privileged Ashkenazi woman and her working-class Yemenite love interest. After being broadcast on Channel 2, the first two seasons are now available on Netflix Israel. Internationally the series is available on Amazon Prime Video and was on the Channel 4 streaming service Walter Presents in the United Kingdom but has now been removed from the UK due to Amazon buying the up rights and not releasing it in the UK; the worlds of the blonde model and heiress Noa Hollander and the baker Amos Dahari collide when they meet on a night out in Tel Aviv. They face challenges to stay together as Noa's ruthless agent Tzvika and Amos' ex-girlfriend Vanessa conspire to break the couple up.
Aviv Alush as Amos Dahari, a Yemenite baker 29 years old from Bat-Yam. Brother of Merav and Assaf. Rotem Sela as Noa Hollander, an international supermodel and heiress from Tel Aviv. Mark Ivanir as Tzvika Granot, Noa's ruthless agent. Hila Saada as Vanessa Maimon, Amos's jealous ex-girlfriend. Dar Zuzovsky as Eden/Daniela, Noa's father’s assistant. Ofer Hayoun as Assaf Dahari, Amos's brother and aspiring pop singer. Nava Medina as Amalia Dahari, Amos's attentive mother. Shani Aviv as Merav Dahari, Amos's teen sister. Uri Gavriel as Avi Dahari, Amos's irritated father. Yaffa Levi as Shosh, Amalia's best friend and neighbor. Jason Lewis as Pete Evans, a Hollywood actor and Noa's ex-boyfriend; the series has been well-received by critics. Haaretz newspaper described it as "a great series" and that the "secret of the charm lies in the genre. For years the Israeli comedy drama has insisted on reinventing the wheel each time (or copying someone else’s wheel; the most popular and ancient genre, it’s the genre most lacking in Israeli culture throughout the generations."
In the United Kingdom where the series is broadcast on Channel 4, The Daily Telegraph praised the series, writing that "aside from being a hugely entertaining, frivolous romantic comedy on the surface, the show has a grittier side which will appeal to a British audience." Walter Iuzzolino acquired the series for Walter Presents, a Channel 4 streaming service of foreign language TV drama and comedy. Iuzzolino spoke about the series to The Jewish Chronicle, "On the one hand, it's a shamelessly commercial piece, with all the classic ingredients of a typical love story. However, I think there's an honesty about it which resonated with me; the underlying themes are sophisticated regarding the notion of family. She lives in a vacuum of no relations and he lives surrounded by these noisy Sicilian types who I love! To me, it painted the portrait of a community and bonds that are lovely. I think it gives the series a lot of." An English subtitled version was released online on the Channel 4 website. On June 20, 2017 Amazon acquired global rights of the first two seasons of the show and will stream them worldwide on Amazon Prime Video but not in the UK.
In November 2018, it was announced that an adaptation of the series was being developed by Dean Georgaris and David Frankel through Keshet Studios and Universal Television for ABC. Georgaris and Frankel are set to write and direct and both will executive produce alongside Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan. In January 2019 ABC ordered the adaptation to pilot. On 11 May 2019, ABC ordered the American titled The Baker & the Beauty to series for the 2019-2020 television season. Beauty and the Baker on IMDb Beauty and the Baker on Netflix
Richard Holmes is a British film producer. Holmes began his career in The Gruber Brothers, with Stefan Schwartz, he produced Schwartz's debut feature film, the award-winning Soft Top Hard Shoulder, winner of a BAFTA Scotland for Best Film and Best Actor. He went on to co-write and produce Shooting Fish starring Kate Beckinsale, Stuart Townsend and Dan Futterman, he produced the multi-award-winning Waking Ned written and directed by Kirk Jones. He was nominated, alongside his producing partner Glynis Murray, for a Producers Guild of America Award for the film. From 1999 - 2002 he was Managing Director of Civilian Content Plc. In 2008 he produced, alongside Christian Colson, the critically acclaimed feature film Eden Lake and directed by James Watkins. In 2011 he produced the film adaptation of the novel Resistance by Owen Sheers, the debut film for director Amit Gupta; the film stars Michael Sheen. Sharon Morgan won a BAFTA Cymru for her portrayal of Maggie. Jadoo, another film he produced for Gupta, opened the 2013 Berlinale International Film Festival, Kulinarisches section.
The film stars Harish Patel, Amara Karan, Kulvinder Ghir, Adeel Akhtar and Nikesh Patel. That year he produced Keeping Rosy starring Maxine Peake and Blake Harrison. Peake won a Best Actress award at the Fantasporto Film Festival for the film. From 2013 to 2016 he worked at Creative England and executive produced 45 Years which won multiple awards for Andrew Haig and actors Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay, he executive produced The Ecstasy of Wilko Johnson, Orion: The Man Who Would Be King, Notes On Blindness and The Girl with All the Gifts. In 2017 he produced The Ritual starring Rafe Spall, he is married to actress Catherine Russell. Soft Top Hard Shoulder Solitaire For 2 Shooting Fish Waking Ned The Jolly Boys' Last Stand Dead Babies The Abduction Club Eden Lake Resistance Jadoo Keeping Rosy 45 Years Orion: The Man Who Would Be King The Ecstasy Of Wilko Johnson The Ritual Richard Holmes on IMDb
Eodelphis, from eo- plus delphis, thus meaning "very early opossum", is a genus of stagodont metatherians from the Late Cretaceous of North America, with distinctive crushing dentition. Named species include the more advanced E. cutleri. Both come from the Late Campanian of Alberta. Specimens are known from the Judith River Formation of Montana. E. cutleri is related to the Maastrichtian genus Didelphodon as indicated by its enlarged premolars and more robust jaw. Eodelphis was an aquatic predator like its relative Didelphodon, may have weighed about 0.6 kg, making it one of the largest mammals of its time. Cifelli, R. L. Z.-X. Luo, et al.. Mammals from the Age of Dinosaurs: Origins and Structure. New York, Columbia University Press. Clemens, W. A. Jr.. Marsupialia. Mesozoic mammals: the first two-thirds of mammalian history. J. A. Lilligraven, Kielan-Jaworowska and W. A. Clemens, Jr. Berkeley, University of California Press: 192-220. Matthew, W. D.. "A marsupial from the Belly River Cretaceous. With critical observations upon the affinities of the Cretaceous mammals."
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Harmon Murray was a young African American who achieved notoriety in 1890 and 1891 as the reputed leader of a feared criminal gang in northern Florida, for killing a number of men, including a sheriff and a deputy sheriff, before being killed himself by an acquaintance. Harmon Murray was born in Long Pond, a community in northern Marion County, Florida, in 1868 or 1869, his parents, Gilbert Murray and Emily James, had been brought to Alachua County from South Carolina in the 1850s as slaves. They were married in 1860. Harmon was their fifth child, he was named after an African-American lawyer and politician in Gainesville. Emily James' parents were respected citizens in Gainesville, when Murray was six years old, he went to live with his grandparents so that he could attend the Union Academy there, a school established in 1866 by the Freedmen's Bureau to educate freed slaves. While there, he exhibited behavior; when he was about twelve years old, he left home and went to Georgia to stay with relatives until 1888, when he was nineteen or twenty years old.
It was rumored that he had killed someone near the Satilla River in southeastern Georgia while he lived there. At the time of Murray's birth, African Americans held considerable political power in Alachua County, they had made up the majority of the population in the county before the Civil War, after the war cotton farmers, who anticipated a large crop, had recruited African-American workers from Georgia and South Carolina to move to the county and help with the harvest. Reconstruction had disenfranchised whites who had supported the Confederacy, enfranchised African- Americans, thus given them and white Republicans the opportunity to fill political offices; the political position of African Americans in Florida deteriorated after the end of Reconstruction in 1877, by the time Murray returned to the county in 1888, conservative whites were consolidating their control of state and local politics, beginning to enact laws intended to suppress and control the African-American population. Shortly after returning to Florida Murray went to work on the dairy farm of Hyman Pinkoson, on the west side of Gainesville near Lake Alice.
In September 1888 Murray took his employer's horse to ride to Arredondo, a community southwest of Gainesville, to visit his girlfriend. When Pinkoson found both his horse and Murray gone in the morning, he set out to find them, telling people he met that he suspected Murray had stolen his horse; as Murray was passing through Millard's Station on the way to Gainesville the next morning, a storekeeper named Thomas McPherson recognized him. McPherson called on Murray to stop. Murray was placed in the county jail. On September 16, 1888, shortly after Murray was jailed, yellow fever struck Gainesville. A quarantine was imposed; the fall session of the circuit court was not held in Gainesville that year, Murray remained in jail until he was brought to trial in May 1889, with circuit judge Jesse J. Finley presiding. Found guilty, Murray was sentenced to two years hard labor in the state penitentiary; as was common at the time, he was hired out to work in a turpentine camp near Tampa. While imprisoned at the turpentine camp, Murray became friendly with Michael Kelly, Tony Champion, Alex Henderson, the last two of whom had family ties to Alachua County.
Henderson was released in November 1889. Champion escaped from the prison camp in March, 1890. Murray escaped from the camp in June 1890, soon reunited with Champion in Tampa. Murray and Champion began committing burglaries in Tampa. On learning that the police were looking for them, they left for Alachua County, reaching Gainesville in October. There they found Alex Henderson, who introduced them to his brother Isaac and other members of a gang. Murray and Champion joined the gang; the gang was soon robbing businesses during the day. As the gang carried rifles during the robberies, they became known as the "Winchester rifle brigade". In January 1891 the gang robbed a store, attacking the owner and killing him. There was a public uproar, the sheriff hired L. T. Timmons, a black private detective, to gather information on the gang. Michael Kelly was released from the turpentine camp early in November 1890. By the end of the year Kelly was in Gainesville and early the next year had connected with the Henderson gang.
Starting about that time, there were a number of burglaries committed throughout Alachua County. Every business in Micanopy was burglarized on the night of January 17. Businesses in Gainesville and Arredondo were burglarized that month. On the night of February 3, a gang was seen breaking into a store in Waldo, but an armed neighbor chased them off before they could take anything. In the week, a gun shop owned by W. H. Bracy in Gainesville was broken into and looted; the burglars set fire to the store, but exploding cartridges woke Bracy, who lived next door, he was able to put the fire out. Bracy, unsure of the ability of local law enforcement to catch the burglars hired the private detective Timmons to find them. One night in the middle of February, a gang threw a brick through a plate glass window of a general merchandise business in Gainesville. A black policeman patrolling the city ran toward the store; the gang fled. They shot at a man who spoke to them as they ran by and fired a shotgun and a pistol at a doctor who had stepped out of his house to see what the noise was about.
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