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Justin Reed Early
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Justin Reed Early is an author, speaker, commentator and training consultant. He is the author of Street Child: A Memoir. Many of the children in Street Child, including the author were featured in the documentary STREETWISE, which was nominated for an Academy Award.

Justin is an advocate of social causes with special emphasis on homeless and at-risk youth. He provides books at no cost to age appropriate children in crisis and speaks at various homeless shelters, conferences and non profit agencies sharing his inspirational story of survival.

He resides in Los Angeles, CA with his dog, Biggy Smalls.

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Still They Ride: AIDS/LifeCyclers Break 20 Years of Records in the Continuing Fight to End AIDS

(0) Comments | Posted June 11, 2013 | 3:11 PM

It was 5:30 p.m., and Tamara was rolling a few hours late. She had been riding since 6 a.m. She had texted us earlier in the day to report an injured rider and her delay. She was sweaty and exhausted. I asked my friend, out lesbian and former supermodel

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While Jason Collins Baked, Many Famous Bundt's Got Burned

(4) Comments | Posted May 5, 2013 | 4:01 PM

Maybe I don't get 'out' enough to appreciate the totality of Jason Collins gay announcement and media tour. Nothing against him personally, but his fortuitous timing seems to greatly benefit his career more than the LGBT movement. After 33 years in the baking you would think he would at least...

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Dear America: Young Americans Who Suffer Are Finding Their Villages Disappearing

(8) Comments | Posted April 5, 2013 | 1:04 PM

Dear America:

I know it's been a while since we have spoken, but I'm getting older and wanted to send you a little note to thank you for all you have done for me. We used to talk everyday in grade school while pledging our love and loyalty for each...

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