Thanksgiving Proclamation by Abraham Lincoln

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Early Thanksgiving Proclamations Excerpt courtesy of www.whatsoproudlywehail.org The First National Proclamation of Thanksgiving was issued by the Continental Congress in November of 1777, following the Colonial victories over British General John Burgoyne in the Battles of Saratoga. In the Proclamation, Congress “recommended to the legislative or executive Powers of these United States to set apart Thursday, the eighteenth […]

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GoPro: Lions – The New Endangered Species?

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  Kevin Richardson – Friend of Lions – The “Lion Whisperer”   GoPro Video Cameras have captured many spectacular sights all over the world. None is any more dramatic than this one featuring Kevin Richardson who is called the Lion Whisperer. Kevin is a wildlife advocate in South Africa with a unique relationship with wild […]

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A Soldier’s Prayer

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 I looked and looked for something appropriate for Veteran’s Day and when my eyes fell upon this poem titled A Soldier’s Prayer, I stopped looking. Most emergency personnel like military, police, firemen, doctors, etc. are really people we hope not to see or need. A consequence of this, I believe, is that we don’t honor […]

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