When Baker Harrell was 11 years old, he had an epiphany that not only inspired him to change his life, but those of countless others. An overweight child, Baker decided one day to take charge of his health – not an easy task in his community, where unhealthy habits and obesity were the norm. But with the help of his family, Baker transformed his health and spurred his family and eventually his neighbors to do the same. And Baker experienced firsthand the profound motivating power of one’s social circle.
Fast-forward a few decades: Baker is the founder of ACTIVE Life, a social change nonprofit organization that seeks to make healthy the new normal. Read more about Baker’s personal story and how empowered communities and individuals can truly create change.
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