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One Of A Kind Photo

One Of A Kind Photo

on August 21, 2018, 9:59 AM / in History, People

H/T to old sailor Here’s who you’re looking at: (left to right):  1st Row: James Stewart, Margaret Sullivan, Lucille Ball, Hedy Lamarr, Katharine Hepburn, Louis B. Mayer, Greer Garson, Irene Dunne, Susan Peters, Ginny Simms, Lionel Barrymore 2nd Row: Harry James, Brian Donlevy, Red Skelton, Mickey Rooney, William Powell, Wallace Beery, Spencer Tracy, Walter Pidgeon, RobertTaylor, Pierre Aumont, Lewis Stone, […]

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Pauline “Polly” Carter

Pauline “Polly” Carter

on August 21, 2018, 6:00 AM / in People

MAY 15, 1942 – AUGUST 17, 2018 Pauline (Polly) Taber Carter died peacefully in her sleep after a sudden illness on August 17, 2018. A devoted mother and advocate for children, Pauline Taber Carter was born on May 15, 1942 in Jackson, Tennessee. The daughter of William Russell Taber and Genevieve Wall Taber, she graduated from Jackson High School in […]

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Yielding Good Things

Yielding Good Things

on August 21, 2018, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

I like to read; Sally and I are not much into buying books, but we still have an extensive library. Most of what we own would put some to sleep as I spent years acquiring a engineering and graduate degrees. All of that, of course, occurred long before Google and, amazingly enough, Amazon.com. But I don’t like it when publishers refer to […]

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Love Runs Through It

Love Runs Through It

on August 18, 2018, 8:59 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Friday, August 18, 2017. I’m taking a week’s hiatus from this daily newsletter, and will be back in the saddle on August 28. My sidekick, RCP copy chief Tom Kavanagh, will send out next week’s emails touting the original coverage on our pages, but you’ll have to make do without the daily history lesson until then. Yesterday, […]

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Thought For Today

on August 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“I think the best way of doing good to the poor, is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it. In my youth I travelled much, and I observed in different countries, that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided for themselves, and of course became poorer. And, […]

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Heavenly Voices

on August 17, 2018, 8:30 AM / in History, People

Good morning. It’s Friday, August 17. Fifty-eight years ago today, a slender 18-year-old preacher’s kid from Detroit was trying her hand at pop singing in Columbia Records’ 30th Street studios in New York. This wasn’t Aretha Franklin’s first foray into professional music. At 14, she’d released an album of gospel songs, including “Take My Hand, Precious Lord,” a favorite hymn […]

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Quote For Today

on August 16, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“Personally, I like space. The higher you go, the smaller the Federal Government looks.” Ronald Reagan

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once upon a schoolhouse

once upon a schoolhouse

on August 12, 2018, 4:22 PM / in People, Religion

If only the example set forth by both Joey and Rory Feek could be THE example set forth for all Americans to follow and replicate.  We wouldn’t have the stories like those out of South and West Chicago – or any of the other GONE WILD children.  What is the BASE of the Feek story?  The BIBLE – God’s Word. […]

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Jimmy

on August 10, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories, People, Religion

Sally jumped up as soon as she saw the surgeon come out of the operating room. She said: “How is my little boy? Is he going to be all right? When can I see him?” The surgeon said, “I’m sorry. We did all we could, but your boy didn’t make it.” Sally said, “Why do little children get cancer? Doesn’t […]

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Facts of Life star Charlotte Rae dies at 92

Facts of Life star Charlotte Rae dies at 92

on August 6, 2018, 7:26 AM / in People

Charlotte Rae, who had a six decade career as an actress and was best known as the wise housemother on “The Facts of Life,” died Sunday in Los Angeles. She was 92. The Tony and Emmy nominated actress appeared on the popular 1980s sitcom “The Facts of Life” for nearly 10 years, sharing her personal struggles with the writers for the show to […]

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News From St. Jude

News From St. Jude

on August 5, 2018, 7:29 AM / in People

One tough gamer By the age of 7, Zac had already completed treatment for blood cancer. Four years later, when he was diagnosed with bone cancer, his family turned to St. Jude. And it was Zac’s love of video games that inspired his strategy to power through the pain. Inside St. Jude Helping teen patients navigate loss Do you know teens or young […]

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An American Life

An American Life

on July 26, 2018, 6:17 AM / in People

By Andrew P. Napolitano  Last week, in Ridgewood, New Jersey, a 92-year-old unsung American patriot lost his battle with congestive heart failure. He had been surrounded by his wife and children and their spouses and their children. He left this vale of tears in his wife’s arms, peacefully and with dignity. His was an American life. He was born in Newark, […]

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Say It Now! This one is for John

Say It Now! This one is for John

on July 24, 2018, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

Greet Priscilla and Aquila, . . . to whom . . . I give thanks. —Romans 16:3-4 An unknown author has penned these thought-provoking words: I would rather have one little rose From the garden of a friend Than to have the choicest flowers When my stay on earth must end. I would rather have a pleasant word In kindness […]

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He Calls Them All By Name…. Dedicated to Dan

He Calls Them All By Name…. Dedicated to Dan

on July 12, 2018, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

“He calls them all by their names.” – Psalm 147:2-6 Okay, I am talking about the stars here and at my last count we had something close to 80 sextillion stars that we know of – so far. That’s ten times the number of grains of sand on all the beaches and deserts on the planet, just to give you […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on July 11, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“The man who refuses to judge, who neither agrees nor disagrees, who declares that there are no absolutes and believes that he escapes responsibility, is the man responsible for all the blood that is now spilled in the world. Reality is an absolute, existence is an absolute, a speck of dust is an absolute and so is a human life. […]

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Actor Tab Hunter dies at 86; ’50s heartthrob’s career ranged from ‘Battle Cry’ to ‘Polyester’

Actor Tab Hunter dies at 86; ’50s heartthrob’s career ranged from ‘Battle Cry’ to ‘Polyester’

on July 10, 2018, 10:09 AM / in People

Actor and ’50s heartthrob Tab Hunter, best known for his roles in Battle Cry and Island of Desire, has died, his husband Allan Glaser told the Los Angeles Times on Monday. He was 86. Glaser said he and Hunter were at home in Santa Barbara, California, when Hunter went into cardiac arrest after a blood clot in his leg went […]

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Grace White Sherwood

Grace White Sherwood

on July 10, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Grace White Sherwood (c. 1660 – c. 1740), called the Witch of Pungo, is the last person known to have been convicted of witchcraft in Virginia. A farmer, healer, and midwife, she was accused by her neighbors of transforming herself into a cat, damaging crops and causing the death of livestock. She was charged with witchcraft several times; at her eventual trial in 1706, Sherwood was […]

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Overdue praise

on July 8, 2018, 6:43 AM / in People

You may already be aware of the situation I’m about to describe; if so, just humor me. Even though this is something that I went through, it really isn’t about me. All day long on Wednesday, June 6th, I was experiencing shortness of breath that prevented me from walking more than about twenty steps or so before seeking a place […]

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Amelia Sue Harris

Amelia Sue Harris

on July 8, 2018, 6:30 AM / in People

Amelia Sue Harris, age 57, died on July 6, 2018 at the Baptist Medical Center South in Montgomery, AL. Amy was born in Memphis, TN on June 7, 1961 the daughter of the late Leslie Bumpus and Pattie Sue Stinson Harris. She held a Master of Business Administration and was a Professor of Business with Lane College. She was the […]

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Rebutting the Transgender Myths: Walt Heyer

Rebutting the Transgender Myths: Walt Heyer

on July 2, 2018, 6:59 AM / in People

Bill Muehlenberg’s commentary on issues of the day… One very effective way of dismantling the many myths and lies of an ideological agenda is to have someone who has been there and done that make his case. Walt Heyer knows all about the transgender agenda, having had two sex changes. His story has now been told often in books, articles […]

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