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About the author and illustrator
Born to Fly author Diana Scimone is a journalist whose work chronicling human rights and justice has taken her to more than 40 countries from Sudan to Zimbabwe. In 2003 she founded The Born2Fly Project to stop child trafficking. Diana blogs at www.dianascimone.com and www.howtowriteabook.biz. You can follow her on Twitter at @DianaScimone.

Born to Fly illustrator Leah Wiedemer is an accomplished visual artist whose paintings and murals enhance homes and public spaces across the United States and Europe (www.lwiedemer.com). She enjoys working in a variety of media and used soft pastels on grey suede paper for Born to Fly. She has taught art to children and adults, painted murals, and worked as a sidewalk chalk artist at Disney's Animation Celebration. Leah blogs at www.roamingartist.wordpress.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @RoamingArtist.

Diana and Leah have previously collaborated on the Adventures With PawPaw children's book series about a little dog who travels the world introducing young readers to other countries and cultures.
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