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All You Need is a Little Inspiration!
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Pageant girls understand the importance of a little inspiration and who better to inspire you than Kim Alexis, supermodel and host of Shes Got the Look ? Kim has graced over 500 magazine covers and is the featured cover girl on this months Gladys Magazine . Join Valerie as she talks with Kim about what keeps her going and what she would still like to achieve. Plus Valerie will talk with Gladys Magazine founder and pageant alumni, Andrea Patrick Forte , about what makes her happy and how she would like to be remembered. Take a little time out to listen and to be inspired!
Episode Segments:
 
Pageant Talk Radio: Supermodel Kim Alexis
Kim talks to Valerie about her life as Supermodel, and how it taught her to focus on the Kim on the inside. She also talks about her article in the current Gladys magazine, her personal inspirations, and why you need to pay attention to the inspiration thats all around you.
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PTR: Gladys Magazine Founder Andrea Patrick Forte
Andrea gives us the scoop on this months inspirational issue of her mag, including how she chose the women who were featured, and where she finds her inspiration. She also shares the story behind the formation of the magazine, and what its goals are.
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Pageant Talk Radio: Andrea Patrick Forte Part Two
Andrea has some advice for those girls out there who are aspiring models, and she also tells us whats in store for Gladys Magazine in the future. Then, in our Q & A portion, find out how you can land a pageant job, find a good first pageant, and get the answer to the all important question does size matter?. In pageants, that is!
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Kim Alexis
Kim Alexis was born and reared in upstate New York. Always competitive, Kim was deeply involved in junior high and high school athletics and had planned a career in pharmacology. At the age of 18, she was "discovered" by the Elite Talent Agency. She soon moved to New York City and thus began an unbelievable career in the modeling industry. In fact, it's as though the term "supermodel" was coined to describe her. She quickly made her mark in the modeling industry, earning a stint as Revlon spokesperson, doing countless TV and print ads, and gracing the cover of over 500 magazines, not to mention six appearances in the coveted Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues. More than just a model, Kim parlayed her good looks and bright mind into other opportunities, including broadcast journalism, where she hosted several television

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Andrea Patrick Forte
Andrea Patrick Forte is not only the CEO/Owner of one the world's most enduring and service-oriented modeling agencies, but she embodies everything her models represents. She is one of the only titleholders to capture the crown in both systems being named Miss Pennsylvania-USA in 1980 and Miss West Virginia America in 1983. Andrea has been working in the modeling and fashion industry for more than half her life and continues to keep her focus in the entertainment industry. This former model turned entrepreneur has appeared in Beverly Hills 213, LA Style, Whirl Magazine, Corridor Magazine, Star Magazine, Four Points Magazine, Pittsburgh Magazine and on several Covers and appeared in People Magazine with her husband, 50's icon, Fabian in their Most Beautiful Wedding Issue. Andrea is a former Director of Fashion and Beauty of an international magazine and her style has graced the pages of Pittsburgh Magazine as one of Pittsburgh"s 25 Most Beautiful People and her unique sense of fashion from red carpet events to everyday life has inspired those around her. In 2007, she founded and created her own line of inspirational statement apparel/product line that raises money for charity called Once Upon A Dream. Her experience as a Modeling Advice Columnist, Fashion Columnist, Clothing Designer and Published Writer inspired Andrea to publish her own magazine. Andrea Patrick Forte says what matters now at yet another crossroads in her life is not the resume she has compiled throughout her career but the beliefs she holds. Andrea is just taking the next step on her most remarkable journey she likes to call her Inspiration for Life and the name of it is Gladys Magazine.

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Pageant girls understand the importance of a little inspiration and who better to inspire you than Kim Alexis, supermodel and host of Shes Got the Look ? Kim has graced over 500 magazine covers and is the featured cover girl on this months Gladys Magazine . Join Valerie as she talks with Kim about what keeps her going and what she would still like to achieve. Plus Valerie will talk with Gladys Magazine founder and pageant alumni, Andrea Patrick Forte , about what makes her happy and how she would like to be remembered. Take a little time out to listen and to be inspired!