June 19, 2008

‘American Airlines Living Your Dream’ Profiles Maryland-Based Entrepreneur Michelle Young

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Michelle Young, creator of "Out-of-the-Box Memories" is the latest entrepreneur to be profiled in the "American Airlines Living Your Dream" series. Young's product is a unique box that is also a photo album, which has been featured on programs such as Oprah & Friends, The Yolanda Adams Morning Show, and CNBC's The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch.

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"Out-of-The-Box Memories" is not just a keepsake; it provides endless benefit to many people. From the beginning, Young had more than just profits in mind when she started her company. She donates 5 percent of her proceeds to four nonprofit organizations. They include Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Howard University, Alzheimer's research, and The Lung Cancer Alliance. The box is sold at http://www.boxedmemories.com/.

"American Airlines Living Your Dream" is a collaboration with The Michael Baisden Show, which airs weekdays, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. EDT on ABC Radio Networks.

About The Michael Baisden Show

The Michael Baisden Show was launched in national syndication by ABC Radio Networks in January 2005 and is hosted by author, TV talk show personality and emerging community leader Michael Baisden. The entertaining four-hour afternoon radio program airs Monday - Friday and combines the best in music, comedy and social outreach to inspire real change in local communities across the country. Heard in 22 of the top 25 urban radio markets, The Michael Baisden Show reaches more than 4.6 million listeners each week.

About American Airlines

American Airlines is the world's largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection(R) airlines serve 250 cities in over 40 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American's award-winning Web site, AA.com, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld(R) Alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members serve nearly 700 destinations in over 140 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, the AmericanConnection(R) airlines, AA.com, We know why you fly and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc.

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The address is http://www.aa.com

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American Airlines

CONTACT: Sonja Whitemon of American Airlines, +1-817-967-1577; or ErinJohnson of ABC Radio Network, +1-972-448-3175

Web site: http://www.aa.com/http://www.boxedmemories.com/