Jessica Whitmore
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Jessica Whitmore started her career as a freelance writer in the eighth grade. As part of her school’s speech team, she decided to try researching and writing her own speeches for competition. She continued to research, write and compete each year through graduation. Those original speeches, along with her ribbons, medals and trophies, are tucked away in a safe spot.

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