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Mark Victor Hansen (Chicken Soup for the Soul co-author) speaks at Wesleyan School PEACHTREE CORNERS, (May 21, 2009) - Mark Victor Hansen, co-founder of the highly acclaimed �Chicken for the Soup Soul� series and Atlanta youth entrepreneur Chelsea Eubank spoke to senior high students at Wesleyan School last week.

Mr.

Hansen was there to speak to the youth about the importance of their generation�s role in the future of America.

He also talked about his new book, The Richest Kids in America, in which he uses a broad definition to the word �rich�.

Chelsea is featured as one of the youth in this book and is featured for being rich in �spirit and �faith During his presentation, Mr.

Hansen talked about his own childhood and that both of his parents were illiterate.

He also was considered a slow learner in his early years.

This motivated him to not only learn to read, but to go on to become a best-selling author.

In his book he talks about the challenges each of these teen entrepreneurs featured in the book faced and how they overcame them to become successful.� Chelsea Eubank has overcome a lot in her twenty-one years.

Chelsea grew up with a learning disability and now attends an LD college in Florida.

At age 17, Chelsea lost five members of her family-her uncle, both of her grandmothers, her grandfather and even her father-all within just two years.

Chelsea had in front of her two paths to take --one would bring her success and the other many heartaches and failures.

She chose to be positive and started her own clothing company.

Her gift of creativity and love of clothing allowed her to find a niche in the Christian clothing market and she has become very successful.

Her company, Faithful Fish (www.faithfulfish.com) is donates a portion of their profits to charity and donates a onesie to a baby in need for each shirt that is ordered.� Mark Victor Hansen is the author of the best-selling "Chicken Soup for the Soul" book series.

Hansen has appeared on Oprah, CNN and the Today Show and was featured in Time, US News and World Report, USA Today, The New York Times and Entrepreneur Magazine.

Mr.

Hansen's most recent book is titled �The Richest Kids in America� and will be released on June 6.

." In it he takes a broad approach to defining "rich." Chelsea Eubank who was speaking with Mr.

Hansen is rich in "spirit and faith"� Mr.

Hansen talked the students about his struggles and how important it is for them to get a good education.

He also encouraged them all to become entrepreneurs and if they had an idea to �go for it�.� �

http://www.theweekly.com/news/2009/May/21/Mark_Hansen.html
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