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Michael H. Forde is an author, social media influencer, and public health professional dedicated to spreading messages of positivity and inspiration. He is the author of Success Begins From Where You Are! and is known for his work in health communications and disparities in the community, having served both public and private community organizations.

Michael H. Forde was born on September 3, 1994, in Brooklyn, New York City to Alexander Forde and Florence Forde. He attended Johnston County Middle College High School in Smithfield, North Carolina, graduating at the age of 16. Toward the end of his high school senior year, he received the Gates Millennium Scholarship which granted him the opportunity to receive full funding to pursue undergraduate and graduate programs.

Forde received his undergraduate degree in health science from Southern Adventist University in 2014. In 2017, he graduated from Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, earning a graduate degree in public health.

In 2017, Forde authored Success Begins From Where You Are!, a book designed to inspire and motivate individuals to have faith and determination in their journey toward success. He is a firm believer of harnessing the power of one’s own potential by leveraging positivity. 

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