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CHURCH DOG Author, Tracy Mattes, signs books at the 2023 ALA Conference!

What an honor for Church Dog Author, Tracy Mattes, who was invited to autograph books at the American Library Association annual conference in Chicago!  So inspiring to see the excitement for the Church Dog children's book series and brand growing so fast! 


When you follow a call God puts on your heart, it's mind blowing to see the doors He opens - beyond anything you could ever imagine!! 




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What a unexpected surprise to run into Olympic Gold Medalist Tommie Smith and his wife Delois at the American Library Association annual conference! I had the unbelievable honor of having both Tommie and Olympic Icon Dick Fosbury present my induction into the World Sports Humanitarian Hall of Fame in 2009. It’s a night I will never forget. He and Delois are a powerhouse of giving back to their communities, young athletes and standing up for racial injustice. Tommie was promoting his book for youth “Victory. Stand! Raising my Fist for Justice.” They are an inspiration to anyone who meets them, and they will always hold a special place in my heart. Thankful for precious moments. #alaa2023 #Olympics #HallOfFame DR. TOMMIE SMITH (official)

Tracy Mattes inducted into the 2009 World Sports Humanitarian Hall of Fame

See Tracy's interview at minute 1:20

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