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Kim Prentiss
"There are a few things you can do when you go through a midlife crisis," says Kim Prentiss. "You can either get a boob job, get botox, or truly turn your life around." She chose the latter. Kim admits that until she was about to turn 40, she really only thought about herself. "I've been selfish. I've not always been the best friend, the best wife, the best girlfriend or the best daughter," Kim says. "I really want to change my direction now. I want the next half of my life to be about giving back because I've been so blessed."

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Kim is a sports marketing executive for the Titans Radio Network. She spent 15 years selling everything from skincare to hunting knives as a host for the TV shopping network Shop at Home. "I can sell ice to an Eskimo," Kim says. A graduate of the University of Tennessee, one of Kim's first jobs was on stage rather than in front of a camera. "I was a clogger for a show at Dollywood," she says. "I was on the clogging team in high school. We were national champions."

Kim and her husband live in Nashville with their two dogs, Taco and Hammer, and a cat named Flabby Abby.

"I didn't think that my life was being lived properly," Kim says. "I felt like I wasn't doing my part. I wanted to be on Oprah's Big Give because I wanted something to really push me out there and force me to make the transformation I was thinking about."

Kim's Favorite…

Giving Back Moment: Picking up my little Jack Russell Terrier, Taco, from the humane society. He was bitten with fleas. He looked so sad and skinny. He needed to be saved.

Food: Mexican, but my single favorite food is pickles

Movie: Grease

Type of Music/Artist: My favorite artist is George Strait, and I also love Nelly.

Dessert: Jelly Belly Sours

Time of Day: 9 a.m. on the weekends and on days when I stay home from work

Indulgence: Watching movies all day

Vacation: Vegas, baby!

Memory: The day my husband and I got married and we had our first dance

Snack: Chips and salsa


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