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Andy Murray

Andy Murray (born 15 May 1987) is a Scottish professional tennis player and current British number 1. He is ranked World No. 4, having previously held the No. 2 ranking position for two weeks from 17 August 2009 to 31 August 2009, making him the highest-ranked British male player since Fred Perry. Murray achieved a top 10 ranking by the …

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Anne Mulcahy

Anne Mulcahy — Anne M. Mulcahy was born on October 21, 1952. She is former chairwoman and chief executive officer of Xerox Corporation. She was named CEO of Xerox on August 1, 2001, and chairwoman on January 1, 2002. In addition to the Xerox board, she has been a member of the boards of directors of Catalyst, Citigroup Inc., Fuji …

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Anthony Alozie

Anthony Alozie — A local soccer player in his native Nigeria, Anthony started running when an athletics coach spectating at one of his soccer games commended his speed with the ball and invited him to start sprint training. Anthony and the coach kept in contact and, after a while, “he made me realise that I have so much talent in …

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Anuradha Bakshi

Anuradha Bakshi, a diplomat’s daughter, has grown up studying abroad. But when it came to choosing her vocation, she decided to work for the people on the other side of the fence. No institutional and impersonal funding for her – she decided to take that extra step, walk that additional mile to help those who need it most. Through her …

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Andrew von Eschenbach

Andrew von Eschenbach was born on October 30, 1941 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He did his schooling from St. Joseph’s Preparatory School. He received his bachelor of science in biology from St. Joseph’s University in 1963 and his MD from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1967. He did residencies at Pennsylvania Hospital in general surgery and urology and taught urology …

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Andrew John Strauss

Andrew John Strauss, (born 2 March 1977) is an English cricketer who plays county cricket for Middlesex County Cricket Club and is captain of England. A fluent left-handed opening batsman, Strauss favours scoring off the back foot, mostly playing cut and pull shots. Strauss is also known for his fielding strength at slip or in the covers. He made his …

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Andres Iniesta

Andres Iniesta is one of a long line of gifted creative midfielders to have come off the FC Barcelona production line, following in the footsteps of such luminaries as Josep Guardiola, Ivan de la Pena and Xavi. Iniesta was spotted by Cule club scouts at the age of 12, and within months had made the move to the Catalan giants’ …

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Andal

Andal was a 10th century Tamil poet who is revered as a saint in the southern parts of India. Infact, she is considered as one of the twelve Alvars (saints) and the only woman Alvar (saint) of Vaishnavism (a cult devoted to Lord Vishnu). She is also believed to be an incarnation of Sri Bhumi Devi, the Divine Consort of …

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Anarkali Honaryar

Anarkali Honaryar Honaryar celebrates her 25th birthday this week, she already wears many hats – physician, human rights activist, and member of Afghanistan’s Constitution Committee. Honaryar added another distinction to her impressive resume – Radio Free Afghanistan’s ‘Person of the Year.’ Honaryar is a member of Afghanistan’s minority Sikh community and works for the Independent Human Rights Commission of Afghanistan. …

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Anandmurti Gurumaa

Anandmurti Gurumaa — Time and again it’s proven that when the world faces hatred God sends a guide; a Prati roop of his; a shadow of his to remove the evil from within and guide the path of spiritual awakening with love for all. Finding the real us and seeking happiness within us. Anandmurti Gurumaa is the Pratiroop of the …

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