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Dani Stone: 2017 LTYM OKC Cast Member

April 17, 2017

Dani Stone is a three-time published author, book hoarder, mother of two, and sugar cookie addict from the great flat state of Kansas. Dani enjoys bonding with her Kindle, burrito bowls from Chipotle (yes, she knows the guacamole is extra, thank you) and working with her colleagues at Lee Media Group. When she’s not writing for work or world peace, she’s embarrassing her husband and two children by sharing their personal lives on social media. Q: How did you learn about LTYM? A: Previous cast member – 2013 (Kansas City) 2015 (OKC) Q: Reaction to getting cast in the show this year? A: Excited. LTYM has a special place in my heart. In 2013, the show gave me a platform to talk about my daughter’s rare brain disorder, Vein of Galen Malformation (VOGM). Q: What are three words that describe you? A: Witty, Verbose, Hungry Q: What is one of the craziest thing […]

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Loralei Gann: 2017 LTYM OKC Cast Member

April 15, 2017

Originally from Edmond, Loralei Gann is now a full-on Normanite. High School English teacher by day, she spends the rest of her time being a full time wife to Justin, and overtime mommy to Everett (2) and Roman (9 months), while trying to find a way to invent a coffee IV drip. She enjoys cooking, shopping, spending time with her crazy family, serving on the Board of Directors for Community Action Ministry, being a writing contributor for Oklahoma City Moms Blog and sleeping whenever the opportunity may arise! Member of Faith Pointe Baptist Church, Loralei may or may not wish she were best friends with Jen Hatmaker, and hopes to someday publish something as funny and inspiring as Jen’s books. Q: How did you learn about LTYM? A: I am a 2015 LTYM Alum Q: What was your reaction to getting cast in the show this year? A: SO ECSTATIC and honored to be […]

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Rachel Forrest: 2017 LTYM OKC Cast Member

April 13, 2017

Rachel Forrest is a Sooner born and Sooner bred, Oklahoma born and raised. She spent her childhood traipsing through rural Osage County, exploring abandoned railroads and dried up river beds, playing on rusted metal swingsets and hunting for lizards in the thick woods around Keystone Lake. Now, she calls Bartlesville home, where she lives with my husband and two children. She has a Master’s degree in Theological Studies and work for a faith-based nonprofit. In between loving her family and actively serving in her church, she enjoys reading, vintage shopping and spending time outdoors. Q: How did you learn about LTYM? A: Through a friend’s Twitter Q: What was your reaction to getting cast in the show this year? A: Excitement! Nerves! All the feels! Q: What are three words that describe you? A: Bibliophile, INTJ, Redeemed Q: Tell us 2 fun facts about yourself. A: (1) My husband and I had a […]

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Jammie Kern: 2017 LTYM OKC Cast Member

April 11, 2017

Jammie Kern [LTYM OKC 2014 alumni] is a friendly shrinking violet, a wife and mother of three, and a native Oklahoman. She’s also a burn survivor, and volunteers at burn camp when she can. She is addicted to learning new things and studying her favorite subjects: humanities, the craft of fiction, and anything pertaining to the hero’s journey. In 2012, she earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma. A master’s degree in creative writing or museum studies is on her To-Do list. In the past year, she fell in love with all things Harry Potter: the audio books get her through the daily grind. Q: How did you learn about LTYM? A: On Facebook in 2013. Q: Your reaction to getting cast in the show this year? A: Bittersweet. I loved being in the cast in 2014, but this year my topic is difficult to talk about. It needs to be […]

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Jennifer Dennis-Smith: 2017 LTYM OKC Cast Member

April 9, 2017

A proud Oklahoma native and passionate trivia nerd Jennifer Dennis-Smith spent most of her childhood in Oklahoma City’s suburbs, attending Moore, Norman, Putnam City and Western Heights public schools before graduating from Mustang High School. Following a lost year in Los Angeles, she returned to Oklahoma and pursued a career in public relations and writing. In the time since, she’s become a cheerleader for the state, telling its story to local, regional and national media, as well as the random passerby. She was a production team member in 2016 and is thrilled to also be a cast member for our final year. Q: How did you learn about LTYM? A: Through my friend [LTYM 2013 & 2016 alumni and production teammate], Mari Farthing. Q: Reaction to getting cast in the show this year? A: Excitement, followed by fear, followed by excitement, then more fear (and so on) Q: What are three words that describe […]

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