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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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Gandhi’s Ashram

ash·ram Dictionary result for ashram /ˈäSHrəm/ noun (especially in South Asia) a hermitage, monastic community, or other place of religious retreat Sunday is a perfect time to visit Gandhi’s Ashram in Ahmadabad. In fact any day in the midst of … Continue reading

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“Lion”, a film

Dev Patel, as the  man Saroo Brterley searching for his family. This is Saroo as a child played by Sunny Pawar who almost stole the film from Dev and most assuredly stole the audiences’ hearts! Eight-year-old Sunny Pawar and his father … Continue reading

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To Live A Good Life. . . . .

image from Google Public domain 1. Your shoes are the first thing people subconsciously notice about you. Wear nice shoes. 2. If you sit for more than 11 hours a day, there’s a 50% chance you’ll die within the next … Continue reading

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“He Named Me Malala” An Film of Courage and Inspiration

  This is PG13 because of the violence but I think that it is a most important film for young teens both girls and boys.  You will be inspired, too. There were many places  where tears came to my eyes, … Continue reading

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“Amazing Grace”. . . . . .Inspirational Power of Words. . . . . .

William Wilberforce is the protagonist  of this film. Wait?  Didn’t John Newton write “Amazing Grace?” Yes, he did after his life as a slave ship captain, being imprisoned as a slave himself, and a life changing  conversion.  In the film … Continue reading

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