"The Bird and the Hippo: a 10-year-old's wisdom rediscovered, repurposed, and reinvested"
Rebecca Pierce Murray
President, Author, Speaker Showcase Your Shine
Introduced by: Wendi Fischer
Our featured presenter discovered The Bird and The Hippo story nearly 50 years after writing it while rifling through some old papers. Instantly, she knew she had found a treasure. Each time she shared the story aloud, Rebecca’s audience encouraged her to publish it. Three years later she had done exactly that. In bringing her childhood story to the world, Rebecca hopes to remind others that aspirations of youth can remain a source of inspiration for creative adventures later in life. She will also share how she is working with Boys and Girls clubs to bring the story and its messages to life. Today you will hear The Bird and The Hippo story, a bit of its back story, and how the book is being used currently as a leadership development tool with disadvantaged youth. Now, it’s with great pleasure that I introduce The Bird and The Hippo: A 10 year old’s wisdom rediscovered, rekindled and reinvested, presented by its author, Rebecca Pierce Murray!