"But in my life, I have also learned that hope is found in unlikely places; that inspiration often comes not from those with the most power or celebrity, but from the dreams and aspirations of ordinary Americans who are anything but ordinary."Darius Graham is giving away a copy of his book, Being the Difference: True Stories of Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things to Change the World to a lucky Have Fun * Do Good reader!
To enter the raffle to win a copy of this Indie Excellence Award winning book, leave a comment below about an "ordinary" person you know who is doing extraordinary things to change the world. Please include your email so I can contact you if you win.
If the person you write about has a website, or someone has done a story about them in the local paper, it would be great if you included that link as well. The winner will be chosen at random and announced on Wednesday, March 4th, 2009.
Darius is currently a law student at the University of California, Berkeley, where he is Editor-in-Chief of the Berkeley Journal of African-American Law & Policy, and an Editor of the California Law Review.
In 2006, USA Today named him one of the Top 20 College Academic All-Stars, and the Governor of Florida awarded Darius with a Points of Light Award for his community service. While in Florida, Darius created Books All Around, Inc. , a nonprofit organization that promotes youth literacy. Darius currently serves on the Board of Directors of the McCullum Youth Court in Oakland, CA, and on the Board of Trustees of the Institute for Responsible Citizenship in Washington, DC.
You can learn more about Darius, and his book at www.beingthedifference.com.