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first_img by The Associated Press Posted Nov 5, 2018 7:09 am PDT Last Updated Nov 5, 2018 at 12:01 pm PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Illinois teacher pens book on ‘Biggest Loser’ experience SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – An Illinois woman who lost 144 pounds (65 kilograms) on “The Biggest Loser” television program has written a book about her experiences.The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports Sherman resident Sonya Jones says it wasn’t until after she finished second on the weight-loss show that she realized her problem was emotions, not food.Her book is “44 Lessons From a Loser: Navigating Life Through Laughter, Prayer and the Occasional Throat Punch.” The former college athlete says she “wants to be the game-changer in the life of someone else.”The 44-year-old physical education teacher was 5-foot-4 (1.6 metres) and weighed 283 pounds (128 kilograms) when she was chosen from among 88,000 applicants to be one of 20 contestants on the 16th season of “The Biggest Loser” in 2014. She’s now comfortable at about 180 pounds (82 kilograms).___Information from: The State Journal-Register, read more

Tribeca officials to arrive in Cyprus Tuesday

first_imgRepresentatives of world-renowned American film company Tribeca will be on the island from Tuesday to look at the possibility of staging a major film festival here.During the visit, the Tribeca representatives will have meetings with executives from Limassol-based company Screentale, which recently signed a contract with the Americans.They will also have meetings with senior government officials, the US embassy and mayors and tour the island to check out possible locations for the festival.“We will soon be hosting a big film festival, which we believe will put Cyprus on the international map of the cinema,” Screentale director Marija Savina said.“Our goal is for the beautiful island of Aphrodite to become one of the top destinations for both art and technology. It is our vision to boost all service sectors and to positively affect both the current generation and future generations,” she added.Tribeca is owned by American actor Robert De Niro and hosts one of the most important film festivals in the world, the Tribeca festival in New York.This festival was established in 2002 and today attracts millions of cinema aficionados from all over the world.You May LikeYahoo SearchThe Early Signs Of Type 2 Diabetes. Search Type 2 Diabetes TreatmentsYahoo SearchUndoPopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndoPlarium I Vikings: Free Online GamePlay this for 1 minute and see why everyone is addictedPlarium I Vikings: Free Online GameUndo Turkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoThe Deniz boat incident showed clearly the intentions of the Turkish sideUndoConcern over falling tourism numbersUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more