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Where Are They Now? Taryn Conant

Taryn Conant has been busy since graduating from Savannah College of Art and Design in 2008 with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts degree in film and television.  Taryn is a Los Angeles based writer, who also works in the entertainment industry.

She is currently working as a Production Coordinator on the fourth season of television series, “Foursome” on Awesomeness TV.  Additionally, Taryn has published a book titled, Cradlers Cove, and directed and co-produced a short film, “Rats in the Office,” which she has received honorable mention at Taryn is the daughter of Army Staff Sgt. James Wright, who lost his life in 1987 in a training accident while assigned to 10th Special Forces Group.  Her advice to high school and college students: “It’s about persistence and not giving up. When doors are not opening, try looking in different places and you will find new doors to go through.  I have always liked the saying, ‘It’s not going to be easy, but it will be worth it.’ And it is.”

“I would like to thank Special Operations Warrior Foundation, everyone who is part of it and everyone who supports it. I am grateful for the support I received and I am glad future generations will receive this needed help as well.” 

 


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