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General Information

Name:  Mike Leonard  

Pen Name: None


Born: 1947 in Paterson, NJ


Illinois Connection

Leonard resides in Winnetka, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Leonard is an American television journalist who works for ''The Today Show'' on NBC. Leonard has been a feature correspondent for the show for over 31 years, and is known for his stories on everyday life and the unique, creative way he presents his work.In 2006, Leonard published ''The Ride of Our Lives: Roadside Lessons of an American Family'', about a month-long road trip he took with his parents and four children in an RV.

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