Robin Williams Five Years Later

Five years ago today, we were shocked by the tragic news that Robin Williams unthinkably took his own life. Americans took this hard, as many felt like they had lost a close friend. Some older people remembered him as the genius who made them laugh clear back to the Mork from Ork days. Youngsters identified […]

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Jimmy Dean: One Hell of a Man

Happy birthday to Jimmy Dean, who gave the world some great music and wonderful food. Mr. Dean was born on August 10, 1928 in the rural community of Plainview, Texas. His family suffered terrible poverty. His father once had to slaughter Jimmy’s pet goat to put food on the table.  His mom would sew together […]

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Lee Corso: Child of Non-English Speaking Immigrants Who Became an American Icon

Happy 84th birthday to one of America’s greatest Icons: Mr. Lee Corso. Every saturday in the fall, over two million college football fans tune in to watch Mr. Corso on ESPN’s “College Gameday.”  His first appearance on the popular show was in 1987, and since then he has been the main attraction.  His knowledge, wit, […]

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