Presented by the Missouri Mental Health Foundation and the Missouri Department of Mental Health

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Susan Badeau

Keynote Speaker

Sue Badeau is a nationally known speaker, writer and consultant with a heart for children and families. After receiving a degree in Early Childhood Education from Smith College, Sue worked for many years in child welfare and juvenile justice systems. She currently serves on several national and international boards including the Association for Training on Trauma and Attachment (ATTACh), Justice for Families and Imara International.

Sue and her husband, Hector, are lifetime parents of twenty-two children, two by birth and twenty adopted (three, with terminal illnesses, are now deceased). They have also served as foster parents to several dozen children and twice hosted refugees from Kosovo and Sudan.

Paul May

Featured Entertainment

Paul May has been a road warrior for years leading a drama and sketch comedy troupe called Clear Vision Drama Company. So, he is no stranger to making people laugh! Paul also utilizes his acting skills doing comedy video shorts as well, as various fictional character impressions throughout his show!

How to watch Real Voices – Real Voices

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