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As one of many first winning Latin crossover artists, Jon Secada ruled the pop tune charts within the early 90s, liberating hits such as Just one other Day and Angel and successful a number of Grammy Awards. As a Cuban shelter, Jon knows that existence is ready beginning anew and embracing possibilities, whatever he by no means overlooked whereas attaining his dream of being a performer and whereas development new desires while lifestyles took unforeseen turns. In his debut booklet, Jon stocks the teachings he realized that made him the resilient individual he's at the present time.  His relocating message reaffirms that knowledge and power comes from continually reinventing your self and discovering what you’re made from via doubt and hardships, turning out to be from adversity, and having religion in A New Day.

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