Category Archives: Legacy

Kim Phuc’s journey from war to forgiveness

“I always remember that horrible day that we ran from life to death,” says Kim Phuc, the girl in that iconic photo. Now 52, she lives just outside Toronto, a wife, mother and survivor inextricably linked to a photograph that … Continue reading

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Kent State 45 years on

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The Worst Shipwreck in U.S. History is One You May Not Even Know About

This week marks the 150th anniversary of the explosion and sinking of the steamboat Sultana as it travelled up the Mississippi River carrying Union soldiers just days after the end of the Civil War. Unbeknownst to many, the shipwreck was and … Continue reading

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Pet Rock creator dead at 78

Gary Ross Dahl, the creator of the wildly popular 1970s fad the Pet Rock, has died at age 78 in southern Oregon.   The smooth stones came packed in a cardboard box containing a tongue-in-cheek instruction pamphlet for “care and feeding.” … Continue reading

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Spock’s Gone

Leonard Nimoy, world famous to “Star Trek” fans through a beloved cult TV series and a half-dozen films as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died. Nimoy’s son, Adam, says the actor died Friday morning in Los … Continue reading

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America Has Been At War 91% of the Time – 222 Out of 239 Years – Since 1776

This is a year-by-year timeline of America’s wars, which reveals something quite interesting: since the United States was founded in 1776, she has been at war during 214 out of her 235 calendar years of existence. In other words, there … Continue reading

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A tribute to Robin Smith

Nuthin’ left, the End.

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