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Valeria Haley – MPB Parent Academy | That's My MP

Valeria Haley was struggling as a single Mom. After participating in the MPB Parent Academy program, she was able to help her children excel in school and found a job.

"As a single Mom, MPB's Education Parent Academy gave my life direction. I got a job, helped my sons excel in school and I'm a better Mom. That’s My MPB Story".

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Jan Hawthorne – Radio Reading Service | That's My MPB Story

Jan Hawthorne uses MPB's Radio Reading Service to access news, coupons and other information important to her. “MPB’s Radio Reading Service provides visually impaired Mississippians like me access to news, entertainment, books and weekly coupons, saving me money. That’s My MPB Story."

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Makallen Kelley – Student | That's My MPB Story | MPB

Student, Makallen Kelley, talks about why her time with MPB's media production program for students, was important to her. "MPB’s digital media workshop for high school students was amazing. I learned new skills and now I’m pursuing a career in film production. That’s my MPB story.”

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Don Van De Werken and Jeff Brown – Tea Farmers | That's My

A few years ago during an episode of "The Gestalt Gardener," Felder Rushing mentioned making tea from the Camellia plant. Blueberry farmer, Don Van De Werken just happened to be listening and it gave him the idea to add tea farming to their operation.

"As donors we know that MPB makes a difference. Hearing Felder on MPB Radio was the catalyst that inspired us to include tea production on our blueb

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Rebecca Edenburn – Life Saving Information | That's My MPB

MPB Think Radio listener, Rebecca Edenburn, explains how she was able to save her coworker from a heart attack.

"I drive a-lot and MPB is always on in the car, so I hear all the shows. I had just listened to one on the different symptoms for female heart attacks. I was at work soon after when I came upon a co-worker sitting in the lunch room complaining about the way she felt. All I heard in the b

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Emily Stanfield – MPB Volunteer | That's My MPB Story | MPB

MPB Volunteer, Emily Stanfield, shares why MPB is important to her, “MPB has always been a big part of my life. I grew up listening to it. Now I can be a part of MPB’s mission by volunteering my time. That’s My MPB Story.”

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