Gloria Loring is the recording artist of the #1 hit song Friends and Lovers; co-composer of television theme songs Diff’rent Strokes and Facts Of Life; an audience favorite from Days Of Our Lives; the author of six books benefitting people living with diabetes; a keynote speaker; one of the few artists to sing two nominated songs at the Academy Awards; and is well-known as the mother of singing sensation Robin Thicke. Gloria’s new book, Coincidence is God’s Way of Remaining Anonymous: Reflections on Daytime Dramas and Divine Intervention, is a memoir with a message. It details how a series of extraordinary coincidences transformed her life. It is published by HCI, Inc., the original publisher of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. This is a book with its own soundtrack co-written by Gloria. With these stories and songs, she provides insight into how each of us can use coincidence for our own good and the good of those we love. Her newest musical show, TV Tunez, is a celebration of television’s best theme songs that premiered to standing ovations and is in development for a Las Vegas run. She is currently in the studio recording songs by songwriting legends such as Burt Bacharach and Desmond Child. Gloria is a certified yoga instructor and an articulate champion of bio-medical research. After her son Brennan was diagnosed with diabetes at age four, she created and self-published two volumes of the Days Of Our Lives Celebrity Cookbook which raised more than $1 million for diabetes research. She also has three published books, Kids, Food and Diabetes, Parenting a Child with Diabetes, and Living With Type 2 Diabetes: Moving past the Fear. Gloria is listed in Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who of American Women. She has been honored with the Lifetime Commitment Award from JDRF, and received the Woman of Achievement Award from the Miss America Organization, an honor she shares with past recipients Barbara Bush, Roslyn Carter, and Hillary Clinton.