In our divided states of America and world, 77 years young, Helice "Grandma Sparky" Bridges, "The First Lady of Acknowledgment, and Founder of Blue Ribbons Worldwide, Unites Humanity Through the Power of Love. She is an America author, speaker, trainer, mentor to leaders of leaders, and an advocate for children’s rights. Jack Canfield calls her a cross between Lucille Ball, Martin Luther King, and Gandhi. Her famous "Who I Am Makes A Difference"® Blue Ribbon Acknowledgment Ceremony has been declared the antidote to anger, violence, and self-destruction. Over 50 million people throughout the world have been impacted by this message translated into 12 languages. At the Environmental Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, she followed The Dalai Lama and Vice President Al Gore, teaching the global audience 7 one-minute ways to create safe, empowering and loving environments where children and adults may live, dream and succeed. As the keynote speaker for both the US Army's 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War and Women's Equality Day, her message helped bridge the gap between men and women, heal broken relationships, and make dreams come true for families, communities, county, and the world.