The son of farmers, Basile Piot knows all too well the hardships of the job. Still, he decided without the slightest hesitation to continue down that path, on the back of a strong conviction : it is possible to practice agriculture differently, to stick to the calling of farming the land while overhauling the way to do it.
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Amandine Ardouin is a bookseller because she loves books but first and foremost because she loves people. She threw herself into the adventure in 2008, at just 23 years old, taking over the management and then acquiring the Saint-Pierre bookshop in Senlis, half by family tradition and half for the sake of taking up the challenge.
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Mario Luraschi is all at once Lucky Luke and D’Artagnan, Napoleon and James Bond. As a horse breaker and a stuntman, he has performed in over five hundred movies and doubled for the most famous actors in the most dangerous and acrobatic horseriding scenes of their cinematographic adventures.
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After having learned to cook from the greatest masters, Richard Baïma opened his restaurant, Le Julianon, in Senlis in 2007. For him, cooking is an act of sharing and generosity which mobilises not only our senses, but also our mind, to activate imagination around flavours.
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As far back as his memory serves, Loïc Blin has always wanted to work in sports. But he was far from anticipating that this passion would bring him to going to war in Afghanistan and then to becoming an entrepreneur, creating and managing a « crossfit » gym.
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Estelle Francès and her husband Hervé, both entrepreneurs and passionate about contemporary art, have assembled along the years an impressive collection of paintings, drawings and sculptures. They have now decided to open it up to the public so that art may fully play its role in society, a ferment of reflection, debate and curiosity.  
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2008 is the year when Sophie Reynal created her business, Allia Finance. But 2008 is also the year of the big earthquake that shook the world of finance. So retrospectively, you wonder what a strong character it called for to go into the adventure of financial entrepreneurship by yourself, precisely at that moment, while the storm was still raging.
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One is blond-haired, the other one is brown-haired. One is an agronomist, the other one is a biologist. Martin and Samuel Vanlerberghe are twins, quite different but united in a shared project: developing a traditional micro-brewery in their village of Montagny-Sainte-Félicité
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Laurence Welten's personal journey is the story of a lonely teenager, a bit of a rebel, short-tempered, who becomes friends with a wild horse. It takes her six months to get to stroke him, three more months to get a halter around its neck. The next chapters flow straight from there.
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