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The Long Wait for Justice

1946 was a year of Polio in the United States. By August an epidemic was declared, bringing fear to neighborhoods all over the country as state fairs were canceled and public swimming pools were closed. A simple headache brought fear to the heart of the victim, starting a waiting game ...

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Only One Book Offers Life

If I had taken my accounting class more seriously, I would have discovered much sooner that I was actually good at keeping books! Our high school offered many business courses where we learned to type on “old fashioned” typewriters, many of the girls took shorthand classes, and both boys and ...

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Life: Best Enjoyed Slowly

Children have a unique ability to slow down and notice things. This is why as grown-ups our memories  are stirred by old songs, a fragrance in the air, or a season in time.  Sadly, this childlike way of sensing life fades as we grow up, unless we slow down and ...

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Treasure God’s Word Most of All

The little treasures of childhood, some are stored away in boxes or hidden in the backs of closets, others are displayed somewhere in our adult world. One of my treasures is the wooden doll crib Grandpa gave me for Christmas in 1967. It was his last gift to me, he ...

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Your Future is Bigger Than Your Past

Ray Harroun was the first winner of the Indianapolis 500 in 1911; he was also the creator of the rearview mirror. Ray needed something to replace his 160-pound mechanic, who rode with him to help in navigating the twists and turns of the race track, but also added unwanted weight ...

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