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Al Interviews James Withey | Former Therapist, Mental Health Advocate, Public Speaker & Author

In this episode, Al interviews James Withey, former therapist, mental health advocate, public speaker, and author (recorded 6-18-20). James shares the challenges of losing his father at age five and knowing he was gay at the young age of eleven or twelve, yet keeping those feelings hidden until age eighteen. James very candidly describes his… Read More »

‘Magic School Bus’ author Joanna Cole dead at age 75

Author Joanna Cole, whose “Magic School Bus” books transported millions of young people on extraordinary and educational adventures, has died at age 75. Scholastic announced that Cole, a resident of Sioux City, Iowa, died Sunday. The cause was idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. “Joanna Cole had the perfect touch for blending science and story,” Scholastic Chairman and… Read More »