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weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong."
-- Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948). Mohandas Karamchand "Mahatma"
Gandhi was an Indian politician and spiritual leader who led the
nationalist movement from 1919 to 1947.
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This Week's Trivia Question:
In which war did Florence
Nightingale earn the nickname,
"The Lady with the Lamp?"
Nightingale carring her lamp.
acting company is named after William Shakespeare: a) Shakespeare
at the Globe, b) The Royal Shakespeare Company, c) Shakespeare on
the River, d) All About Shakespeare
Shakespeare Company is named after William
When William was performing, the acting companies were named after
monarchs or wealthy patrons. Did you know
William was a part of the Lord Chamberlain's Men and the King's
Men? Today, the Royal Shakepeare Company is named after William
Shakespeare. Read a book about William
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Did you know Thomas Alva Edison received his first patent
for the Electrical Vote Recorder?
Alva Edison invented the Electrical Vote
Recorder in 1868, and was granted a patent for it. This was his
first of over 1,000 patents Alva received. He thought the U.S. Congress
could use the machine to automate and speed up the voting process.
Although the machine worked, Congress did not use it. The Electrical
Vote Recorder was later used in the New York State Legislature.
a book about Alva.
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Hero is MY Son! My son, as a young child, was dyslexic...The main
thing he says he wants to accomplish is to help one child like he
was helped. And he has found that child at the age of 23 and is
helping this child. Now, That makes a Mama proud. To this child
he is a hero (my son) in his eyes his mother has said. So I am grateful
to God for Blessing Us with our Little Big Hero.
-- Bernadette Basham. Read
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Was Ben Franklin born in Philadelphia or Boston?
Franklin was born on January 17, 1706, in Boston, Massachusetts,
to Josiah and Abiah Franklin. He came from a big family -- he had
16 brothers and sisters! His father was a candle and soap maker.
At age 10, Ben helped his father. Ben's older brother, James, published
the newspaper, The New England Courant. At age 12, Ben was
an apprentice for James. When Ben was 17 years old, he left Boston
and moved to Philadelphia. Soon, Ben started his own print shop,
met his wife Deborah, and went on to accomplish so much more. Read
a book about Ben Franklin and Read
more about the times in which he lived.
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