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Minnie’s Doll

Minnie was eight years old in 1912 when her photograph was taken. She wore a cream-colored dress with a large sailor’s collar, three pearl buttons sewn on the fabric.  A pointed, cloth bonnet covered her hair, her braids peeking out the sides. She wore dark stockings over her legs.  There ...

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When Paul Sang Hymns

Ollie would never know her own mother, she was just one year old at the time of her death. As a young teen, she was sent along with her sister, Sarah, from their rural Virginia home to Berea College in Kentucky, to attend school. The sisters worked for their education ...

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Milk and Honey, or Slavery?

For 50 years before the dawn of America’s Civil War, the people, places, and various hideouts on the Underground Railroad helped rescue slaves from the southern states, leading them towards freedom. The journey was filled with risks for both the slave, or passenger, and those offering assistance along the “railroad.”  ...

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Where is God’s Searchlight Pointing in Your Life?

If you have ever broken a bone, or fallen ill with pneumonia, or experienced a painful toothache, you have likely also benefited from the use of an x-ray in your diagnosis.  Before the accidental discovery of the x-ray in 1895 by German physicist Dr. Wilhelm Rontgen, surgery was often required ...

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Difficulties in the Forecast

My Dad grew up on a small farm during the Great Depression. He witnessed the struggles his mother and father went through in order to provide for him. They were not only his parents, but caregivers for his grandparents who could no longer live alone during a time when it ...

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