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p. 1 The Dali Lama http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File: Dalai-Lama-talking-to-KD.jpg By Wakan Foundation for the Arts
p. 2 Ronsenbaum talking to woman http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File: Michael_Rosenbaum_(4995506953).jpg By Vagueonthehow
p. 2 Alice Walker http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File: Alice_Walker_(cropped)1.jpg By Virginia Debolt
p. 5 The Kennedy / Nixon Debate 1960 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Kenned y_Nixon_Debat_(1960).jpg By the National Park Service

p. 6 FEMA worker talking to woman http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/co mmons/1/17/FEMA_-_32747_- _FEMA_Community_Relations_worker_talking_to_a_Ohio_resident.jpg Ficara / FEMA

p. 6 Superfans http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NFL_Superfans.jpg By HMJD02

p. 7 Hand cyclists at Warrior Games http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File: Flickr_-_The_U.S._Army_- _Talking_technique.jpg By U.S. Army

p. 9 Reasons not to like public speaking http://www.flickr.com/photos/codepo8/4 348896264/
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p. 9 Woman drawing http://www.flickr.com/photos/jonnygoldstein/3958940167/sizes/m/in/photostream/ by Jonny Goldstein