Memorial day

Over 1.3 million Americans soldiers have died during war. All of them had someone that loved them. That is 1.3 million unwanted knocks on the door. 1.3 million empty chairs at holidays, birthdays, and other moments where their absence never goes unnoticed. That is 1.3 million flags handed to someone who not only didn’t want […]

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Julia Child: Chef…..and patriot

Happy birthday to Ms. Julia Child, born August 15, 1912. Many know her as the first female chef to have a television show, who taught Americans how to make delicious, often French meals for four decades while publishing 18 books. However, there is more to her story. When Pearl Harbor was attacked in 1941, she […]

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Marie Blevins: True servant

67 years ago today, an amazing story happened that is known by far too few. Griffin school in Monticello, Kentucky became the first school in the United States to integrate based upon the Supreme Court’s “Brown Vs. Board of Education” ruling the year before. Their school year ran from July to February, so they were […]

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