Jacquelyn Gutc has been telling stories through writing since childhood - even been before she created a newspaper for her family in fifth grade.  A Michigan native, she is an award-winning journalist who has written for publications in her home state and in New England.  Jacquelyn owns Magpie Media, a communications firm that handles writing, editing and social media for businesses, where she continues to write and share stories daily.  Jacquelyn lives in Golden, Colorado, with her husband, Chris.

Rich Mancuso is a retired businessman, political activist, former candidate for the United States Congress and educator, who has been nominated to "Who's Who" among American teachers and educators more than once, was Teacher of the Year five times, and is the recipient of the J.B. Wilson Award for Academic Excellence.  As a historian and history teacher, his focus has always been to teach the good, the bad and the ugly of American history.  A native of Staten Island, New York, and a graduate of Winona State University, Rich now resides with his family in Evergreen, Colorado.

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