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CNN Young People Who Rock

Under 30 and Impressive

There's a great blog on CNN's website called Young People Who Rock, where the CNN Anchor Nicole Lapin focuses on remarkable people under age 30. She interviews a person or group with various accomplishments — it's refreshing and inspirational to read news about young people in a positive spotlight!

She recently interviewed 26-year-old Cecelia Ahern who wrote her first novel, P.S. I Love You when she was just 21 years old — Cecelia has one motivated and mature mind! I don't know about you, but when I was 21 I was just discovering my talents never mind completing a best-selling, self-discovery novel. She banked $1 million for publishing the tearjerker and of course I'm left wondering how she's handling her wealth! I'm planning on seeing the movie based on her book this weekend, and I know I'll enjoy it more because I know a bit about the brains behind the book.

You can click here to nominate yourself or someone else who you think rocks.

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Kirsty14878755 Kirsty14878755 9 years
21! Dang. Haha I've always wanted to write a book, but I start and then stop a page after. :)
PeachyKeen19 PeachyKeen19 9 years
I heard about this, I think these are the stories we should have more about in the media. Not only are the ones in this story awe inspiring so is CNN for producing and sharing this with its audience!
elle-j elle-j 9 years
this is great, thanks for sharing!
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
Lilavati Lilavati 9 years
fluffyhelen, that's impressive! A totally agree with you: we can do anything if we just put ourselves to it. The blog is amazingly inspiring.
sparklestar sparklestar 9 years
I started my business when I was 23? I ran another one at 16. The means are out there nowadays if you are motivated enough; you can do anything!
plasticapple plasticapple 9 years
It makes me feel kinda lame. lol
bellanatella bellanatella 9 years
Inspiring :)
msdyanelk msdyanelk 9 years
I remember 26...very admirable achievement Cecelia.
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