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Peter Dankelson is the inspiration and musician for Pete’s Diary, a company that amplifies the power of positivity and self-acceptance.

Pete's Diary was originally a journal Peter's Mom kept after he was born premature with more than ten birth defects. Peter was diagnosed with Goldenhar Syndrome and lived in the NICU for nearly 4-months.  He is 19 years old and has undergone 35 surgeries.

Peter found his passion for playing guitar at the age of 15 and used it to get through his toughest recoveries. He is a lover of blues and classic rock.

Pete's Diary social channels are fueled by music and motivation for the purpose of empowering others to live a life they love. We also sprinkle in a dose of humor because laughter, along with great music, makes us all feel good!


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