Colleen Shaddox, who contributed 'Jazz is the Sound of God Laughing' to NPR's This I Believe series, says she is living proof that you can be tone deaf and still love music. She is a writer, editor and owner of a public relations firm that serves health-care companies and non-profit organizations. Shaddox lives in her native Connecticut with her husband, son and dog.
Water. Food. Housing. The most basic and crucial needs for survival, yet 40 percent of people in the United States don't have the resources to get them. With key policy changes, we could eradicate poverty in this country within our lifetime-but we need to...[SEE MORE]