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Breakaway Daily interview: Opada Opada’s Orphan’s Pain tackles war’s effects on African children

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Music has been part of Opada Opada’s life since he was a little boy growing up in Gambella, Ethiopia, singing in his local church. Now the independent hip-hop artist is on his second album titled Orphan’s Pain about the effects of war on African communities, especially children. Opada is looking to spread a positive message and motivate others through his music; something he feels has been lacking in a lot of today’s popular hip-hop.

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Move better, feel better, live better: Breakaway Daily interview with Chris Kalisz

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Nutrition + movement + sleep = health, wellness, and vitality.

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“The body is the most sophisticated piece of machinery we have. It heals itself when you get injured.” 

Chris Kalisz is a professional wrestler, bodybuilder, fitness/nutrition expert, movement therapist and founder of the Mobility Project. Chris’s fitness program infuses aspects from physical therapy, massage, chiropractic care, primal movement, yoga, dance, martial arts and gymnastics.

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The Beauty of the Fall is an idea-driven novel examining the growth & development of ideas as life churns

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Newly-released by Langdon Street Press, Rich Marcello’s new novel will take you take you on a life-changing and spiritual journey.

The Beauty of the Fall tackles emotionally transformative topics, explores father-son relationships, and working through grief. This mulitlayered novel explores social issues such as climate change, domestic violence, equality for women, and examines the internal struggle of corporate and political America against the people.

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Interview with Breakaway Daily Technology Award Recipient Tech From Vets

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Featured on the Huffington Post.

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Tech From Vets are a technology company owned and operated by veterans of the United States Military. They are focused on developing award-winning mobile applications for businesses of all sizes.  As a recipient of the Breakaway Daily Technology Award for their company and their Brentwood Golf Course App, Tech From Vets have been highlighted in the Huffington Post, and Buzzfeed, just to name a few.

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Breakaway Daily Interview & Review: Mustafa Ozalcin’s debut fiction novel, “When The World Becomes Braille,” looks at the signs around us

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One Night in the 90’s is the first book from the trilogy series When the World Becomes Braille by Mustafa

Ozalcin. The story is told first person from the perspective of the character Chris, through what he describes as a diary.

During a London weekend

we see Chris and his lifelong friends meander through relationships, drugs and violence.

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Breakaway Daily interview with bestselling author J.J. Hebert about his self-publishing book company & his love for Harry Potter

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J.J. Hebert first made a splash on the literary
scene back in 2009 with the launch of his debut novel, Unconventional, an
inspirational book that quickly landed on Amazon bestseller lists and, over
time, sold over 100,000 copies worldwide. The success of his novel allowed him
to expand MindStir Media (the
company he initially started to publish Unconventional)
and to start taking on author clients to help them replicate his success.

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Breakaway Daily In-Depth Interview with Acclaimed International Vocalist Nathan Pacheco

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Nathan Pacheco is a classically trained tenor who has a passion for reaching out and uplifting people through music. Hailing from Northern Virginia with Brazilian heritage, Nathan’s exceptional voice and singing in native languages has wowed audiences worldwide. He has been featured globally including touring the United States, Canada, and Mexico with Yanni; performing with Latin singing sensation Olga Tañon; touring England, Scotland, and Wales with Katherine Jenkins and the National Symphony Orchestra; performing for Prince Charles in conjunction with the British Forces Foundation and the USO; performing with the San Diego Symphony and has been featured in various PBS television specials.

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Interview with Artemis Women in Action Film Festival Founder Melanie Wise & Honoree Yancy Butler

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The Artemis Women in Action Film Festival is the first and only film festival honoring ‪kick-ass‬ female driven action films! The festival is taking place at the Ahrya Fine Arts Theater in Beverly Hills April 22nd through April 24th honoring powerful women on screen, those who contributed to the success of the genre, and the undiscovered talent of the future.

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Breakaway Daily Interview with Akua Allrich

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BREAKAWAY DAILY: When did you first
realize that you wanted to pursue music professionally? 

Akua:

It’s funny. I waited about seven or eight years after graduating with my
BFA to really consider singing professionally. The ban of smoking in clubs had
a lot to do with my decision. But, most importantly, I had started my family
with my hugely supportive husband, and he pushed me to pursue my passion as a
performing musician.

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Breakaway Daily Interview with Indie Label FHTMG

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FHTMG (Forest Hills Tenleytown Music Group) is an independent record label based in Washington D.C. that features both local and international artists who have traveled globally throughout Europe, the

Caribbean Islands, and the Middle East. They are socially-orientated and aim to give back to their communities and the humanities. 

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BREAKAWAY DAILY: What is the inspiration behind FHTMG?

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