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A Day in the Life of Nick Jackal, Community Engagement Director, Cambia Grove, Seattle WA USA

"If one ever needs a boost of optimism, just look into the work that health innovators are doing. This group, (of inherent optimists), is bringing actual solutions to some of the most complex problems of our time. From my desk, I have the privilege of seeing this every day." - Nick Jackal

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A Day in the Life of Ian Moore - Musician, Scholar, Composer, and President of SMASH, Seattle, WA, USA

"Faith is the backbone of anybody’s mental health, and for musicians, faith is our superpower." - - Ian Moore, President and Co-founder of SMASH 

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A Day in the Life of Singer and Composer, Katie Rose, London, UK

From birth to death, we use creativity to learn, grow, connect and function in vital ways, demonstrating that the arts are a fundamental part of life.

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A Day in the Life of John Kim, Executive Director of Pacific Hospital Preservation & Development Authority, Seattle, WA, USA

The healthcare system is not a system at all – it is a very complicated intersection of regulators, providers, manufacturers, insurers, researchers, and many other stakeholders each with their own motivations.  

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A Day in the Life of Professor and Social Epidemiologist, Dr. Margot Gage Witvliet, Beaumont, Texas, USA

"I wish that more people in America believed that health is a human right, especially now with COVID-19 ravishing low-income communities."

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Coping With Grief

"For me, moving backward was the right direction." In a time when the pandemic is taking so many people from their loved ones, writer, Lee Norris, who became a widow in her early eighties, offers a three year's perspective to those who are just beginning the journey. 

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    Lee Norris

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A Day in the Life of Nassim Assefi, Global Physician, and Public Health Innovator, Seattle, WA USA

It's a privilege and sacrifice to be a health provider in a time of public health crisis. While there may be greater occupational risks, it's deeply meaningful to be a helper and a gift to have the skills to take care of others. Health practitioners are human beings just like everyone else. We struggle with the same challenges--e.g. childcare, unhealthy habits, stress, and self-sabotage just like others do.

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