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Jim Stovall has been a national champion Olympic weightlifter, a successful investment broker and entrepreneur. He is Co-Founder and President of the Narrative Television Network, which makes movies and television accessible for our nation's 13 million blind and visually impaired people and their families. Although originally designed for the blind and visually impaired, over 60% of NTN's nationwide audience is made up of fully-sighted people who simply enjoy the programming.
Jim Stovall hosts the Network's talk show, "NTN Showcase." His guests have included Katharine Hepburn, Jack Lemmon, Carol Channing, Steve Allen, and Eddie Albert, as well as many others. The Narrative Television Network has received an Emmy Award and an International Film and Video Award among its many industry honors.
NTN has grown to include over 1,200 cable systems and broadcast stations, reaching over 35 million homes in the United States, and NTN is shown in 11 foreign countries.
Jim Stovall joined the ranks of Walt Disney, Orson Welles, and four United States presidents when he was selected as one of the "Ten Outstanding Young Americans" by the U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce. He has appeared on "Good Morning America" and CNN, and has been featured in Reader's Digest, TV Guide and Time magazine. He is the author of a previous book entitled You Don't Have To Be Blind To See, as well as his new book Success Secrets of Super Achievers. The President's Committee on Equal Opportunity selected Jim Stovall as the 1997 Entrepreneur of the Year.
Once I started reading this book I couldn't put it down.
Stovall uses Christian based reasoning to help us understand that living a life well, serving others and loving God will provide the ultimate gift to each of us.
There is also the movie for the Ultimate Gift which I saw prior to buying my books and well worth watching.
This is an amazing book that will motivate you to take the Ultimate Gift into your own life. It's a great read, but make sure to have tissues ready for a few of the chapters! Read morePublished 5 hours ago by Trexbor
I have watched the movie linked with this book, and yet it was still a delight to read the story of how a self-centered young man learns to look inside and outside of himself and... Read morePublished 15 hours ago by Clayton McCurdy
My daughter loves this book. It is a very sweet story with a great message. The movie is not like the book, so if you watched the movie don't let that keep you from reading the... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Readsforfun
It was good book and with great deal to think about life and values. Highly recommend it.Published 7 days ago by Litta Merchor
Excellent book! Anybody who wants to improve their relationships with one of their children or grandchildren MUST read this book!Published 8 days ago by A Man's View
It was slow to get going, but the end point was very purposeful.Published 9 days ago by Mary E Bauer
The premise of the book is good. I would have liked to be brought in more to Jason's activities instead of just his quick retell ones of what he was doing each month.Published 27 days ago by pcjae
Everyone should read this book. It not only is a good story it contains many wonderful life lessons. The movie does not do it justicePublished 27 days ago by Susan Stern