Norman Vincent Peale (May 31, 1898 – December 24, 1993) was a minister and author (most notably of The Power of Positive Thinking) and a progenitor of "positive thinking". His ideas were not accepted by mental health experts.
Frank Washington was a former American basketball player. Washington was a 6'4" guard from Wilberforce, Ohio. Washington played for the New York Rens from 1941–42 before joining the US Navy. In 1945, he played for the Washington Bears. Washington was part of the first Harlem Globetrotters team to travel around the world. Washington was a member of the Harlem Globetrotters from 1946 to 1950. His daughter Michelle Washington was also a basketball player. Washington died in 2013 at the age of 91.
Hal Reid (1863-1920) born James Halleck Reid was a playwright and stage and screen actor. Many of his plays saw Broadway openings. He entered the film business in 1910 as an actor, director and writer bringing along his teen son Wallace who had aspirations to be a director or cameraman. In 1912 Hal was appointed Censor to the Universal Film Corporation.
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