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Jul08

4th of July Speech

7-8-2015           Last week, I delivered a patriotic Mark Twain speech at a public speaking event in Raleigh,N.C.  Mr.Twain was often asked to speak at 4th of July events and he loved doing them. There were children present, so I seized on...
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Jun12

How to start a speech

I recently gave a presentation on techniques for starting a speech.  Mark Twain was my teacher and I learned from the best. Mr.Twain was not shy about admitting that he borrowed from the other prominent speakers of the time. Artemus Ward was the best...
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Jun07

Bedford Abbey Event

Recently, I was asked to speak as Mark Twain at the Bedford Abbey event held at the clubhouse in the Bedford  neighborhood in Raleigh.  This event was held to benefit the Backpack Buddies Program. This was the first time I have spoken at a “Tea”...
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Jan12

Mark Twain defends fracking!

Last Friday, I was invited by my PR assistant Remy to attend a coffee shop meeting she hosts at The Brew in downtown Raleigh. I came in full Mark Twain mode. It was very well attended and nobody seemed put off by having Mark Twain sitting with them. They...
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