A Mature Perspective on Asian Martial Traditions: New Anthologies

Some Western Pioneers in Asian Martial Arts

Newest anthology by Via Media Publishing, publishing in November 2020.

An Anthology of Chinese Martial Arts

Cover of An Anthology of Chinese Martial Arts, published in October 2020.

Martial and Healing Traditions of India

Cover of Martial and Healing Traditions of India, published in October 2020.

SANTA FE, NM, USA, October 31, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Founded 1992, the quarterly Journal of Asian Martial Arts built a world-wide reputation for articles based on high academic standards and practical experience in the martial traditions. The journal was also published in Greece and Spain. Facing an economic crisis and the rapid growth of the internet, Via Media Publishing ceased publishing it in 2012. The more than five hundred articles published in the journal are valuable to any serious scholar and practitioner interested in the Asian martial traditions. Thus, anthologies started to be published in order to keep the material available.

Since 2012 Via Media has published nearly sixty anthologies, each focusing on specific categories of styles, usually by geographic origin including China, Japan, Korean, and Southeast Asia. Some are organized by academic disciplines. These include topics relating to health, women, conditioning, business, enforcement, weaponry, literature and movies. The recently published anthologies are titled: Martial and Healing Traditions of India, An Anthology of Chinese Martial Arts, and Some Western Pioneers in Asian Martial Traditions.

Martial arts are usually portrayed in the media with great hyperbole and often in either a cartoonish or a violent fashion. The anthologies published by Via Media offer an alternative, presenting all aspects of Asian martial traditions. The truely combative aspects include the practical skills for self-defense, law enforcement, and military training. Such applications reflect the original purpose of the combative arts. The centuries of development proved these arts also have other uses, especially for nourishing health. Many today choose to study a martial are purely as an exercise. Others incorporate the movements into dance choreography, as in classical Asian opera or modern experimental theatre.

Anyone with a genuine interest in Asian martial traditions, especially scholars and practitioners, benefit in numerous ways by reading the anthologies, since they discuss the arts as vital threads in the fabric of cultures. The authors present all facets of the arts, including theory and practice, and the spectrum of perspectives that readers will find suiting to their personal interests. The books and anthologies by Via Media Publishing will be available at 25% discount throughout the holiday season.

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Clifton Taulbert keynote speaker at launch of Southwest Tennessee Community College's Entrepreneurship Institute Nov. 4

American author and international businessman Clifton Taulbert will give a keynote speech at the launch of the M.O.S.T. Entrepreneurship Institute Nov. 4.

MEMPHIS, TN, UNITED STATES, October 31, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Renowned American author, international business consultant and acclaimed speaker Clifton L. Taulbert will be the keynote speaker at the virtual launch of Southwest Tennessee Community College’s M.O.S.T. (Men of Southwest Tennessee) Entrepreneurship Institute Nov. 4, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Taulbert is a Pulitzer nominated author of 14 books, including the international best-seller Once Upon a Time When We Were Colored, selected by the U.S. government as a gift to Nelson Mandela when he was released from prison. His Eight Habits of the Heart: The Timeless Values that Build Strong Communities prompted Justice Sandra Day O’Conner to invite him to address the U.S. Supreme Court, and his The Last Train North garnered him the Doubleday New Author of the Year award and first African American to win the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Award for Non-Fiction. Recognized as a thought leader on community issues, CNN invited Taulbert to the be the “Voice of the Community” at the turn of the millennium.

Taulbert also is president of the Freemount Corporation, a human capital development company in Tulsa, Oklahoma, serving clients from Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, federal agencies, professional organizations and post-secondary institutions. Time Magazine recognized Taulbert as one of America’s outstanding black entrepreneurs and his consulting philosophy has been embraced by many companies, such as Lockheed Martin and Bank of America. Additionally, Taulbert is the President and CEO of Roots Java Coffee – an African American owned national coffee brand.

Project M.O.S.T., now in its 10th year, received $600,000 of renewed funding by the U.S. Department of Education’s Predominantly Black Institutions (PBI) grant to continue its efforts to help first-year African American male students adjust to the college environment, as well as aid in retention and graduation efforts. The Entrepreneurship Institute, an outgrowth of their work, is seed-funded by a $8,500 grant from Southwest’s Student Success Council and designed to infuse an entrepreneurial mindset among all students and the culture of the college through curriculum development, experiential learning opportunities, online ed2go courses, workshops, events and activities, with foundational support from faculty and community stakeholders.

“Our desire from the start in creating the institute is to enhance the retention and graduation efforts of Southwest students by introducing a new way of thinking about themselves and the world that is fueled by a spirit of enterprise,” said Kariem-Abdul Salaam, director of Project M.O.S.T. “The institute is presently for students; however, we intend to make it a permanent part of the college that the entire community can embrace as a center for entrepreneurship.”

To register for the virtual Nov. 4 kick-off event, visit Eventbrite.com and enter Entrepreneurship Institute Kick-Off or access this link:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/entrepreneurship-institute-kickoff-event-tickets-126266573721.

For more information about the Entrepreneurship Institute, contact Kariem-Abdul Salaam at atksalaam@southwest.tn.edu.

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Every Now and Zen Press Releases Its Second Book Entitled: Song of Ron

Author: Ronald Steven Kaplan

Singer Ron Kaplan & Kapland Records Have Expanded Their Repertoire with the Addition of Song of Ron as the 2nd release by Every Now and Zen Press

APTOS, CALIF., USA, October 31, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Kapland Records and Every Now and Zen Press have released its second book entitled: Song of Ron
Now available exclusively in partnership with bookbaby.com available in print or ebook online at: https://store.bookbaby.com/book/Song-of-Ron
Beginning 12.15.2020 you can find it everywhere including Amazon

Overview

Song of Ron is an artifact of songs written between 1976-1983, commemorated as this book of poetry entitled Song of Ron. It can be said that all songs are love songs… At least that was what I thought when listening to the radio going through what was once known as a 'break-up'. And in those songs were tales of found love and lost love as an ever present theme across cultures and genres. It was then that I turned off the radio and began to learn to play the guitar and write my own songs. So when I look at this collection of my songs I can see that trend. In the beginning it was about love lost, love celebrated, and love sought. And as my mind expanded beyond the world of feelings I began to write on issues, and ideas, and eventually humor, with humanity at heart, in the process of being human.
Songs are poems set to music… Ronald Steven Kaplan

45 years have passed since then, and although I have forgotten how to play the guitar after setting it down since that time so long ago, to focus on what was in front of me; of building a business, a family, and a life with my wife Cheri. I did come back to music eventually to sing once again, which became a saving grace for the next 25 years from 1994-2020 albeit as a Jazz Singer interpreting the repertoire of the Jazz Standards of the Great American Songbook. I am so glad I lived in a musical world to express myself and bask in its sea of emotions, feelings, sensations, vibrations, imagery, and co-creations.

I knew right from the start that music and I were meant to be companions, resonating together throughout time. In my mind, singers are born, and I was born to sing among other species of our world in the Animal Kingdom. It is what comes most naturally to me. There are memories and anecdotal reports of me singing at the very young age of 2 or 3. Even my name Ron is diminutive of the male given name Ronald, of Hebrew origin, meaning 'Song of Joy'. So then, Song of Ron is aptly titled, for these are the lyrics from the songs that I wrote and sang with my guitar, a valued friend and trusty companion throughout those years.

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AUTHOR: Ronald Steven Kaplan
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Genre:POETRY
SubGenre:American / General
Language:English
Pages:44
Format:Paperback
Paperback ISBN:9781098325336
eBook ISBN: 978-1-09832-534-3

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Kimlin Johnson, Acclaimed Civil Rights Activist, Speaks On A Step Towards a Solution to Systemic Racism

Acclaimed Author & Civil Rights Activist Kimlin Johnson

LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES, October 30, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — As a Black woman, Kimlin Johnson has endured systemic racism in every aspect of her life as detailed in her book Authenticity, Accountability &. Ambitions (AAA). She believes as minorities we attempt to both ignore and pretend away the blatant systemic racism because we have bills to pay, our kid’s academics are so good or we are trying to reach our goals. Therefore, we come up with all these sayings like, 'the devil you know is better than the one you don’t, don’t leave the fire and go to the pit and many more'. All of these are just coping mechanisms because of all the responsibilities and lifestyles we have."

Johnson believes that "We as Black People have work to do in our communities. It is not just a Black or White problem, the problem is economic (#gree- What does this hashtag mean?)." Kimlin’s step towards a solution to systemic racism is financial education, wealth building & proper protection. Please join Kimlin as she hosts her first economic event on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 12 PM PST on zoom (Zoom Meeting ID: 951-212-4075 Password: 457767). Tracie Weathers, Kimlin’s mentor and business coach, will be sharing part two of How Money Works? Tracie states, “ The new civil rights movement is all about economics." Kimlin believes, systemic racism is a major symptom of the lack of intergenerational wealth opportunities for Black people. This November 7th event is just the beginning to financially educate and elevate the mindset of all attendees.

Kimlin worked as an Engineer for over 20 years at the Los Angeles County Sanitation District and she states, “Engineers are trained to solve problems.” Throughout Kimlin’s book, AAA, she documents various experiences related to the racism she has endured. Kimlin states, “Even though I endured racism I have never gotten stuck in it. I will achieve some major goals and I am called to help the Black Community, which will ultimately help the world.” August of 2020, Kimlin celebrated the two-year anniversary of her book, "Authenticity, Accountability & Ambitions" (AAA).

AAA is expertly broken up into four key sections that teach readers about the “untaught history of America,” Johnson’s personal challenges and triumphs as a strong Black woman, mother, and wife, as well as a myriad of ways that Black Americans can empower each other and themselves. AAA uncovers a raw Kimlin as she unapologetically stands for being brave to address her challenges and concerns faced in her life. Any Human Being, regardless of age or race, will find significant value in the book’s integral message of civil unity, the target audience is geared toward college students, who are our nation’s future lawmakers and leaders. To book Kimlin for your next Zoom Event or Podcast please contact Michael Levine Media.

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Parodies and a Cartoon by Basho

Laughing with a 17th Century Comedian

These flies sure enjoy having an unexpected sick person.”

— Basho

FUKUOKA, JAPAN, October 30, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Translator Jeff Robbins has discovered a sense of humor in the Japanese poet Basho who scholars claim was “serious and humorless,” “at times, cold-hearted, inhuman,” and “to have spent much of his time in a state of perpetual despondency”; they obviously either know very little of Basho’s work, or have no senhe horrible things going on in the world today, some levity from Basho may brighten ourse of humor themselves so they cannot recognize his. This poet, from 360 to 330 years ago, produced a wide variety of comic poems, prose, and even a hilarious cartoon. With all t days.

Among the funniest Basho haiku are parodies of ‘cats in heat,’ the romantic Tanabata legend, a crocodile, sea slugs frozen into one, a “mountain hick.” and the ‘goddess of poverty.’ Basho also wrote humorous tsukeku, stanzas he contributed to linked verses written by multiple poets – for instance:

These rotten / verses even a dog / will not eat.

Among his haibun, or short essays; are a parody of a produce market written in 1672 to amuse his patron, the wealthy merchant Sampu, and the altogether ridiculous Ode to a Crow. One of the funniest passages in world literature is Basho’s account of the “pious monk” he met on the road in the mountains of Nagano, a self-righteous blabbermouth who recalls Dogberry in Much Ado about Nothing: “But, masters, remember that I am an ass; though it be not written down, yet forget not that I am an ass” and furthermore Ecclesiastes 5:3: “Know a fool by his many words.” All these ludicrous and bizarre pieces and many more appear in the article Laughing with Basho on Jeff’s homepage Basho4Humanity; https://www.basho4humanity.com/topic-description.php?ID=1525956879. Read them to form a new image of Basho as a fun-loving comedian and warm affectionate man.

Possibly the funniest bit of Basho nonsense is his cartoon DIAGRAM OF A SNORE drawn in 1688 while traveling with his follower Mangiku and included in a letter to his childhood and lifelong friend Ensui. The original is held by the Basho Museum in his hometown of Iga, in Mie Prefecture, and printed on a postcard they sell. I had the postcard scanned, and digitally removed the original Japanese and replaced it, in three versions, with Japanese in modern print, Romanized Japanese, and my English translation. To see any of these plus more commentary, see https://www.basho4humanity.com/topic-description.php?ID=1525957380. This truly is a “diagram”– a sketch, drawing, or plan which explains a thing by outlining its parts and workings – however the thing diagrammed is Mangiku’s snore. We see the snore start as a tiny bit of sound 1.2 inches in diameter, then bulge out to a massive 47 inches (I love the precision.) Then the snore rattles along like a kuruma naga-mochi , a heavy wooden chest on wheels kept near the door, in case of fire, used to get valuables away from the house. However wheel technology is not so advanced in 17th century Japan (no axles, no shock-absorbers, just a wooden wheel on wooden axle) so the heavily laden chest shakes about as it rolls – which is how the snore ends. It is difficult for me to study this ‘diagram of a snore’ without laughing uncontrollably.

Basho’s final words were, spoken moments before his death from dysentery in the afternoon of November 28, 1694; the day was warm and sunny, as days in early winter often are, and flies had gathered. (For a fuller description of Basho’s death see: https://www.basho4humanity.com/topic-description.php?ID=1525957170)

His final words, spoken with a smile, were “These flies sure enjoy having an unexpected sick person.”

Basho maintains Lightness to the very end. The flies “sure” (-rame) “enjoy” (yorokobu) “having” (yadosu) him the way you “have” or “keep” a pet. Basho is the flies’ pet, and they enjoy flying around in the smell of his infection and diarrhea. Even in his final words Basho uses lively active verbs to create humor.

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A Poignant End

How Long is Exile?: BOOK III The Long Road Home

How Long is Exile?: BOOK III The Long Road Home

A Latvian woman’s coming-of-age story amidst a diaspora

COOKSTOWN, NEW JERSEY, UNITED STATES, October 30, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Author Astrida B. Stahnke’s final entry into her trilogy, How Long Is Exile?: BOOK3: The Long Road Home closes out the story of protagonist Milda Bērziņa-Arājs. With her daughter, her beloved partner she met in Book 2, and the swan song of the Soviet Union on the horizon, Milda’s tale would go through the last few twists and turns on her long road home. And along the way, she finds herself in the midst of critical moments in the history of not just the Latvians, but humanity as a whole.

It mirrors the experiences of Astrida herself, as the author was also part of the Latvian diaspora. Milda’s journey is a reflection of her own trials and tribulations during the Second World War, which changed her teenage years forever. Astrida, who was born and raised in Latvia, witnessed first-hand the events that led up to the diaspora of her people. She found herself in exile along with everyone she loved and cared about when the conflict of Russia and Germany reached her doorstep in the latter parts of 1944.

The final book shows Milda finally having more control of her life, as it is revealed to the reader that she, her daughter Ilga, and partner Peteris are all going to embark on crucial journeys. With the fall of the Soviet Union and with it, the Iron Curtain being peeled back, a road back to Latvia is revealed to Milda, and her life-journey is set to come full-circle, bringing the reader along for the ride.

The closing chapters of Astrida’s trilogy brings the reader through the highs and lows of not just Milda’s journey, but the Latvian people’s struggles as well, and brings a poignant end to the tale that spans decades. It is a must read for everyone who loves history and the strength of the human spirit in the midst of adversity.

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Holding on to Hope

How Long Is Exile?: Book II: Out of the Ruins of Germany

How Long Is Exile?: Book II: Out of the Ruins of Germany

Two Latvian women’s struggle to survive a World War II tragedy

COOKSTOWN, NEW JERSEY, UNITED STATES, October 30, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — The second book in the trilogy of author Astrida B. Stahnke, How Long Is Exile?: BOOK2: Out of the Ruins of Germany goes to the teenage years of Milda Bērziņa-Arājs. It tells not only of Milda’s story, but of her Aunt Alma’s, who acted as her guardian when both of them escaped the ravages of war happening in their native Latvia. It follows the two refugees as they go west, where they cross borders and try to live normal lives.

As someone who has undergone the Latvian diaspora herself, Astrida used her own experiences during World War II and infused it into her trilogy story. A native of Latvia, Astrida was living the typical life of a Latvian teenager during the 1940s, when World War II arrived at her country’s borders. She was witness to the conflict between Germany and Russia, which resulted in her escaping her home and her country along with other refugees on October 8, 1944.

In this installment, the reader gets to experience the journey of both Milda and Alma outside of Latvia between 1944 and 1945. As both women try to restore some semblance of a normal life, one event after another unfold, shaking up their lives before they finally achieve a sort of peace. The reader will go through a plethora of emotions, always hoping that the next crucial moment would finally be the true happy ending Milda deserves.

This second book does an amazing job continuing the chronicle of Milda’s life, never losing hope despite facing all the odds. This is a must read, along with the rest of the trilogy, and promises to be one of the greatest interpretations of refugee life during the Second World War.

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Strength from Suffering

How Long Is Exile?: BOOK I: The Song and Dance Festival of Free Latvians

How Long Is Exile?: BOOK I: The Song and Dance Festival of Free Latvians

A tale of the Latvian people’s struggle through the eyes of a widow

COOKSTOWN, NEW JERSEY, UNITED STATES, October 30, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — When Milda Bērziņa-Arājs lost her husband Kārlis Arājs, a festival with similar people sets her on a path she had no plan on taking. How Long Is Exile?: BOOK I: The Song and Dance Festival of Free Latvians by Astrida B. Stahnke is the story of the Latvian people’s suffering during World War II, and how the division, separation, and strife caused by this event caused both suffering and strength while in exile.

Astrida herself was a participant in the exile state that the Latvian people went through. Born on March 15, 1935 in Priekule, Latvia, Astrida grew up in her home country. But when the second World War came to their doorstep, things drastically changed. She saw through her eyes how her beloved Latvia was exchanged between Russian-supported communists and Germany for years. This kept on until on October 8, 1944, when they escaped with refugees while both armies were figuratively a stone’s throw away from her home.

It is this, and the experiences she went through moving forward that became the backbone of Astrida’s book. She channeled through the character Milda her own experiences while in exile. While the book is fictional, the reflections therein, experienced by Milda and the other characters, are drawn from very real experiences and emotions.

This first book of a trilogy that sheds light on the Latvian diaspora will keep any reader hooked to the story up until the end. The brutal reality of the event, the suffering endured by the people, and the strength that they have shown and grown during this time is highlighted in the book, and will both provoke and inspire anyone who opens its pages.

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Letting Go and Letting God: A Story about His Transforming Spirit

Knowing that He Will: Experiencing God's Transforming Power

Knowing that He Will: Experiencing God’s Transforming Power

Surrendering not to problems but to the Lord

COOKSTOWN, NEW JERSEY, UNITED STATES, October 30, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — The world manifests itself in mysterious yet surprising ways. While our life experiences turn out to be tough at most times, it is also our strength and courage to move past our personal challenges that will encourage us to soldier on. But what if we can’t find it in ourselves the strength to confront the problems we are facing? The book, Knowing That He Will: Experiencing God's Transforming Power, is all about one person’s experience about surrender—but not to their problems. It is about how the author, Janine Hall, found that the best way to overcome the obstacles along our way is to realize that we are not alone in our fights. Our will and power does not only come from ourselves, but also from our meaningful encounter with the Lord who works His way through us.

Janine Hall wrote the book coming out of her personal experience having intermittent depression. While many of us may have gone through the same situation, Hall takes us to her spiritual journey toward surrendering her problems to the Lord and how it helped her find the courage to move forward.

Hall graduated with an MA in special education and took special units in guidance and counseling. Through the book, Hall also shares her insights about other social issues we are facing today—identity theft, capital punishment, and mental health, among others. And in many of the situations she chose to tackle throughout every chapter of the book, Hall emphasizes God’s relevance and how he works behind the scenes.

The book is as natural as it is comforting. While Hall was not explicit as to her source of depression, she went on to talk about her personal and social concerns in a way that never forgets to relish the presence of the Lord in everything.

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New Children’s Book, Where Is Baby K? Afrika, Delivers Beautiful Teaching Moments for Cultural Awareness

cover of the book Where is Baby K? Afrika – a beautiful story which highlights meaningful teaching moments for cultural awareness

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sample page of the book Where is Baby K? Afrika – a beautiful story which highlights meaningful teaching moments for cultural awareness

sample page of the book Where is Baby K? Afrika – a beautiful story which highlights meaningful teaching moments for cultural awareness

sample art from the book Where is Baby K? Afrika – a beautiful story which highlights meaningful teaching moments for cultural awareness

The book’s series is already getting rave reviews on Amazon.

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, UNITED STATES, October 29, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — The author of a brand-new children’s book is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of Where is Baby K? Afrika – a beautiful story which highlights meaningful teaching moments for cultural awareness.

Where Is Baby K? Afrika, written by K. S. Daniels, is book two of the captivating children’s book series, Where Is Baby K? – a series that enhances reader’s familiarity of the Afrikan continent. The series itself exposes families to delightful possibilities of traveling and cultural awareness involved with exploring the world.

“Traveling with kids can be daunting and I want families to gain more confidence through inspiration and sharing information,” says K.S. Daniels. “While this book features an expat child, its message of curiosity and enlightenment through learning are universal ones that help all children to embrace inquiry and explore deeper in their quests for knowledge.”

Baby K is different to many children’s books currently on the market, as it enriches the reader’s understanding of the world by highlighting cultural landmarks, customs, and facts through vibrant imagery and language. The book focuses on three nations within the Afrikan continent and explores fascinating details about each site. While the country’s names aren’t actually mentioned, the visuals and the wording provide information for the readers to explore further or use prior knowledge to determine where Baby K is located. The rhyming style is melodic and memorable to the young listeners and is both charming and informative – serving as a sort of cultural investigation discovery for preschoolers and parents.

For example, page 7 of Where Is Baby K? Afrika, displays a scene from the Chale Wote Festival in Accra, Ghana. Baby K is “dazzled by a line of men painted indigo,” and a boy calls out to her and “says, it’s wata mata, my friend, let’s go!” After examining the image and the meaning behind this festival, readers will understand the gravity of the expression presented. This is just one page of the compelling synergy in this children’s book.

The Where Is Baby K? series is already trending on the renowned shopping site, Amazon.

“My daughter absolutely loves this book and so do I. Seeing someone look like her live in another country was cool and there were many teachable moments is,” says one reader. “We can’t wait to see where Baby K goes next!”

“Whilst encouraging the importance of exploration for educational purposes, K. S. sought to include several little-known elements within this series as too often many U.S students, and Americans as a whole, are gravely undereducated about Afrika and Asia,” states another reader. “In an attempt to shed light on unfamiliar locations, festivities, wonders and facts, the author hopes to strengthen cultural awareness, unity, and spur inquiry while reading the children’s book.”

Where Is Baby K? Afrika is currently available for pre-order at http://whereisbabyk.com/.

About the Author

K. S. Daniels is the author of the children’s book series, Where Is Baby K? She is a multifaceted international educator who has taught children of all ages both in the USA and in China. She has a profound passion for traveling and for teaching the Spanish language. She is a graduate of Temple University and currently resides in the USA.

The inspiration behind this book is her darling daughter who has traveled considerably during the first year of her life, thanks to her upbringing in an expat lifestyle. Upon seeing the significance of having a culturally rich and globally interconnected life, K. S. Daniels decided to promote the importance of early exposure to cultural, ethnic, linguistic values and more. This will certainly foster well-rounded global citizens for the 21st century and beyond.

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