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2003:
"Learn that the best you have to offer is who you are, not who you would like to be..." -- John Denver.
John Denver was a singer, songwriter, and environmentalist. His songs include, "Rocky Mountain High," "Take Me Home, Country Roads," and "Grandma's Feather Bed." In 1976, John Denver and Aikido Master Tom Crum founded the Windstar Foundation to promote a holistic approach to addressing environmental concerns. The Windstar Foundation recognizes and demonstrates each of us is part of, and responsible for, the quality of life on planet Earth.
>>Read about John Denver
>>Visit the Windstar Foundation (co-founded by John Denver)

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September, 2003:
"I love my Galileo teddy bear. I take him to school, to bed, to the park, and everywhere. Galileo is my best friend. I picked Galileo as my teddy bear because I like to learn about the Galileo who looked at Jupiter." -- Sam, 10 years old.
>>Read about Galileo Galilei
>>Read about the times in which Galileo lived
>>Browse our Galileo's Books
>>View Photos of Galileo
>>Visit the JPL Photo Gallery - Galileo

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August, 2003:
Cesar Chavez"Sí se puede." It means " Yes, it can be done." This was Cesar Chavez' motto.
Cesar Estrada Chavez was one of the greatest labor leaders in the United States. He fought for a better life for migrant farm workers, founded the first successful farm workers' union, and was the president of the United Farm Workers of America, AFL-CIO. Cesar accomplished this with a philosophy of non-violence.
In 1994, the Cesar E. Chavez Foundation was created to maximize human potential to improve the world by preserving, promoting, and applying the legacy and universal values of civil rights and farm leader Cesar E. Chavez.
>>Visit the Cesar Chavez Foundation
>>Read about Cesar Chavez
>>Browse our Cesar Chavez' Books
>>View Photos of Cesar Chavez
>>Visit Cesar Chavez Links
>>From Your Page: March, 2003

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July, 2003:
"Up men, up! And let no man forget today that you are from old Virginia!" -- General George E. Pickett to Confederate troops before their attack on July 3, 1863, during the Battle of Gettysburg. This attack was repulsed by the Union army, and the Confederate army retreated. Today, it is known as Pickett's Charge.
>>Read about George E. Pickett (Gettysburg NPS)
>>Visit Gettysburg National Battlefield
>>The Papa Tour stops at Gettysburg
>>Read about the Civil War
>>If You Lived at the Time of the Civil War

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June, 2003:
"Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none." -- Ben Franklin (1706-1790). Franklin was a writer, printer, newsman, publisher, editor, civic leader, inventor, scientist, philosopher, musician, patriot, statesman, and diplomat.
>>Read about Ben Franklin
>>Read about the times in which Ben Franklin lived
>>Browse Ben Franklin's Books
>>View Photos of Ben Franklin

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May, 2003:
"From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life." -- Arthur Ashe.
Arthur Ashe (1943-1993) was a U.S. tennis player and activist. He was born in Richmond, Virginia, on July 10, 1943. Ashe was the first African American to win the U.S. Championship (1968) and Wimbledon (1975). In 1985, Ashe was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Did you know the stadium where the U.S. Open Championship match is played was renamed Arthur Ashe Stadium in 1997?
>>Read about Arthur Ashe (International Tennis Hall of Fame)
>>Read about the U.S. Open
>>Read about Wimbledon

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April, 2003:
"All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players." -- William Shakespeare from As You Like It.
>>Read about William Shakespeare
>>Read about the times in which William Shakespeare lived
>>Browse William Shakespeare's Books
>>View Photos of William Shakespeare

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March, 2003:
"Sí se puede." It means " Yes, it can be done." This was Cesar Chavez' motto.
Cesar Estrada Chavez was one of the greatest labor leaders in the United States. He fought for a better life for migrant farm workers, founded the first successful farm workers' union, and was the president of the United Farm Workers of America, AFL-CIO. Cesar accomplished this with a philosophy of non-violence.
In 1994, the Cesar E. Chavez Foundation was created to maximize human potential to improve the world by preserving, promoting, and applying the legacy and universal values of civil rights and farm leader Cesar E. Chavez.
>>Visit the Cesar Chavez Foundation
>>Read about Cesar Chavez
>>Browse our Cesar Chavez' Books
>>View Photos of Cesar Chavez
>>Visit Cesar Chavez Links

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February, 2003:
"There comes a time that people get tired. We are here this evening to say to those who have mistreated us so long, that we are tired -- tired of being segregated and humiliated, tired of being kicked about by the brutal feet of oppression." -- Martin Luther King, Jr., the new minister at the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, speaking about the arrest of Rosa Parks on December 1, 1955.
>>Read about Rosa Parks
>>Visit Rosa Parks' Links
>>Browse Rosa Parks' Books
>>Read about Martin Luther King, Jr.
>>View Photos of Martin Luther King, Jr.
>>Browse Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Books

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January, 2003:
"Duty then is the sublimest word in the English language. You should do your duty in all things. You can never do more, you should never wish to do less." -- Robert E. Lee. Lee was a Confederate General during the American Civil War (1861-1865).
>>Read about Robert E. Lee
>>Read about the times in which Robert E. Lee lived
>>Browse Robert E. Lee's Books
>>View Photos of Robert E. Lee

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