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Grads urged to find passion

LaGrange Daily News Grads urged to find passion Environmentalist charges students to make difference May 23, 2016 LaGRANGE — Environmental advocate Laura Turner Seydel encouraged LaGrange College’s Class of 2016 to find their true passion and to make a difference. “It’s a moral imperative to leave the world a better place for tomorrow’s child,” she […]


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What It’s Like Growing Up as Ted Turner’s Daughter

Georgia Public Broadcasting What It’s Like Growing Up as Ted Turner’s Daughter (Audio Interview) Laura Turner Seydel shares with us some great stories about growing up with her dad, and she admits that in some ways she really is a chip off the old block. But it would be a mistake to invite Laura for a […]


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Ted Turner honored with his own street – Ted Turner Drive

Atlanta Business Chronicle By Maria Saporta Atlanta business, political and civic leaders gathered under the sweltering hot sun on Tuesday morning to thank Ted Turner for helping put the city on the map. Hundreds of people came — many sitting in the shade of a huge tent provided by the city on the parking lot […]


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11 Alive News: Bill makes solar power smart move for homeowners

ATLANTA — “Welcome to our most favorite asset of our house,” Rutherford Seydel said. Most people don’t do interviews on the roof of their house, but to Seydel and his wife, Laura Turner Seydel, showing off their solar power system is one way to celebrate the passage of House Bill 57. Called the Solar Power […]


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A Call to Action for Women’s Rights by Laura Turner Seydel

The world’s discrimination and violence against women and girls is the most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: This is President Carter’s call to action. And I agree with him. Violence and discrimination against women and girls is pervasive and rising around the world. Who are these women and girls? They are […]


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How Air Pollution Hurts Your Kid’s Lungs

Please CLICK HERE to view the America’s Morning Headquarters (The Weather Channel) segment on asthma and the environment, featuring Laura Turner Seydel.


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Laura Turner Seydel: Cofounder and Chair, Mothers & Others for Clean Air

Origin Magazine Laura Turner Seydel: Cofounder and Chair, Mothers & Others for Clean Air September/October 2014 Chip Comins: What is your climate passion? Laura Turner Seydel: There is a Native American proverb, “We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.” Annually, we pump out ten billion tonnes of […]


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The 100 Most Influential Atlantans of 2014

Atlanta Business Chronicle The 100 Most Influential Atlantans of 2014 (SLIDESHOW) June 20, 2014 Welcome to Atlanta Business Chronicle’s annual special section profiling Atlanta’s 100 most influential people, as selected by the Chronicle’s editors. The list contains many familiar names, but also some new ones: There’s Mohammad Bhuiyan, who is leading the city’s preparations for […]


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Designer launches new line at fashion-theater mashup

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Designer launches new line at fashion-theater mashup February 26, 2014 By Sally Hansell Tools in hand, Tian Justman scavenged in a local junkyard. She trekked through a field of crashed cars, searching for older models that had seat belts with hefty chrome buckles. She filled her arms with a harvest of red, […]


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Support the ‘Save America’s Pollinators Act’ By Laura Turner Seydel

The Huffington Post By Laura Turner Seydel My fascination with pollinators began with the film my brother Rhett produced, Pollinators in Peril. The film introduced me to the serious challenges pollinators are facing and their ongoing steep decline. I couldn’t have imagined 15 years later the pollinators’ plight would have gotten so much worse — but […]


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