WINDY CITY TIMES
||Book features 50 prominent Chicagoans
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Any one can leverage life's lessons to achieve greater personal success; find and refine their passions; and achieve goals. The 50 inspirational Chicagoans profiled in Bright Lights of the Second City: 50 Prominent Chicagoans on Living with Passion and Purpose provide a powerful catalyst for jump starting or advancing one's own personal odyssey.
The new book Bright Lights of the Second City is a carefully curated collection of portraits that, through its anecdotes, paints a picture of Chicago.
These profiles of approximately 1,000 words, shared in the subjects' own voices, reveal rarely explored facets of 50 Chicagoans, including: Capt. James Lovell, Apollo 13 astronaut; Rep. Danny Davis, U.S. Congress; Bill Kurtis, broadcaster/ documentarian; Ramsey Lewis, jazz legend; Martin Marty, Ph.D., theologian/author; Alpana Singh, master sommelier; Kerry Wood, former pitcher for the Chicago Cubs; and Tracy Baim, publisher of Windy City Times newspaper.
Bright Lights of the Second City explores these provocative questions: What manner of influences and early-life events forged the development of these individuals? Who challenged them to follow their passions, and how? Is it possible to identify the motivations that enliven these movers and shakers, these midnight oil burners who manage to make their accomplishments look easy?
To view the list of individuals profiled, visit www.betsystorm.com . Also, visit Storm's Facebook page .
Chicagoan Betsy Storm is a lifelong writer and vice president of Independent Writers of Chicago. She is the owner of Top Drawer Communications, an award-winning editorial and public relations firm. Her work has been published in the Chicago Tribune, Consumers Digest and Brides Magazine, among other publications. Bright Lights of the Second City can be purchased wherever books are sold, through Amazon, and at www.betsystorm.com .
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