Ernest Smiles and Barbara Furlow-
Smiles are the parents of real-life Imani

Ernest Smiles and Barbara Furlow-Smiles are the parents of real-life Imani. They decided to turn their passion for global travel to over 18+ countries into a new cultural adventure series for young children Through the curious and joyful eyes of their daughter Imani, they learn about different countries and realize that we are all bonded together through smiles, laughter, and understanding. Together, they love to travel and learn about different cultures.

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