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Mahatma Gandhi. . . . The Great Soul of India

Mahatma Gandhi was an Indian lawyer  known worldwide as the leader of Indian Freedom fighters. This goal  for freedom and home rule for Indian people was lead by nonviolent passive marches and  demonstrations in response to the conflict with Britain … Continue reading

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9/11/19. . . . .

, America’s darkest day was 9/11/01. I have heard stories over and over of people, where they were when they heard the news and how the images are  seared in their mind’s eye forever. Eighteen years have come and gone  … Continue reading

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THE FAREWELL. . . . A Comedy of Death?

From the image above of the cast  you can see that the story was culturally specific to Chinese people…..death and how it is met as each of us must do. During the film the Chinese culturally accepted approach of keeping … Continue reading

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Order of the Day-June 6, 1944

Here it is in black and white, the order of the day given to each heroic warier in the wee hours of June 6, 1944. George, my brother, was to parachute at 1:30 AM. The waves of men storming the … Continue reading

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This is the Real Thing. . . . .D-Day -1

photo from Wikipedia All the days, weeks, and months of training are over. . . . The waiting and training are over. . . the warriors knew for certain as they received live ammunition for the first time. And President … Continue reading

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Normandy Church . . . . Loving Your Neighbor

The Scars Of Angoville-Au-Plain    – February 15, 2014 by  “The scars of Angoville-au-Plain” Postcard match.  This peaceful beach has seen so much. On our way to the vast beaches by Les Gougins in Manche, just north of Utah Beach, we took a small … Continue reading

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Mr. Modi and the BJP

A Hindu Nationalist Wave May Lift Modi to Victory  published by the Wall Street Journal Conflict with Pakistan and media-savvy supporters have boosted the Indian prime minister’s prospects. By Sadanand Dhume April 4, 2019 7:20 p.m. ET Indian Prime Minister … Continue reading

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