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Donald Spiderman Thomas
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Born September 21, 1953, is a native of Brooklyn, New York, who has lived in Hawaii since 1981. He is a graduate of Antioch University West, with a BA in Liberal Arts and Science with a concentration in holistic health.

He is also the author of 3 books on the subjects of motivation, fitness and vegetarianism that he has used to break Guinness World Records in public speaking.

Thomas published his first book, "The Philosophy of Divine Nutrition"(in 1977) it was his doctoral thesis in Metaphysical Philosophy at the Tree of Life School, located in New York City. This book was also the text of his Guinness Book World Record for the "longest sermon" - 93 consecutive hours (September 18-22, 1978).The premise of his philosophy is that every religious text has instructions on health, longevity and nutrition and that an analysis and synthesis of this advise is the basis for his concept of Divine Nutrition.

The total PDN program is an internal martial art or mind/body fitness program based upon the concepts of Jeet Kune Do, developed by the late Bruce Lee.

In addition to his Sermon record, he also holds two world records in after-dinner speaking, based on his book on motivation, fitness and herbal sports nutrition, titled The Way of PDN- The Ultimate Vegetarian Athletic Nutrition Program(1986)

As a three times Guinness Book World Record holder in Public Speaking, he is one of the longest talkers in recorded human history!

After every world record, he has given a jump rope demonstration!!!

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