How Shelley Stewart Subverted the System to Become an Advertising Success

The o2ideas co-founder shares his path and advice for the future

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All his life, Shelley Stewart has been breaking barriers to rise above poverty, brutality and prejudice. The founder of o2ideas, a 54-year-old agency in Birmingham, Alabama, overcame homelessness, abuse and discrimination by dedicating himself to education and entrepreneurialism.

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